Tag: Snake

Woman found dead with python around neck in US snake house

Pythons like this specimen pictured in France are a non-venomous family of snakes found in Africa, Asia, and Australia that encompasses more than 30 species, including some of the largest snakes in the worldWashington (AFP) – A 36-year-old woman has been found dead with a python wrapped around her neck in a home in the midwestern US state of Indiana which housed around 140 snakes, police said.
The body of Laura Hurst was discovered on Wednesday in the house in Oxford, Sergeant Kim Riley, a state police spokesman, said in a statement. Hurst, of Battle Ground, Indiana, had an eight-foot (2.4-meter) reticulated python wrapped around her neck…..more: YAHOO

Doorbell camera captures snake biting man’s face

This snake did not put out the welcome mat for Jerel Heywood. The unsuspecting man got a stinging surprise when he stepped up to the front door of his buddy and fellow Lawton, Okla., resident Rodney Copeland. A 5-foot-5-inch snake was coiled…more: NTP