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Sat Feb 29, 2020, 08:36 AM

Snake eats towel: A vet explains her strangest day at work

Do you know where your towel is? Maybe it's in your pet python, inevitably called 'Monty':

It could have been the end for Monty the jungle carpet python, who got a bit peckish recently and decided to eat an entire beach towel.

Footage of vet Dr Olivia Clarke and her team extracting it from Monty's stomach was posted online and went viral.

Speaking to the BBC, Dr Clarke explains how she saved Monty's life when she was brought into her surgery in Sydney.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-australia-51688609/snake-eats-towel-a-vet-explains-her-strangest-day-at-work

Video at link, or this:



This raises the question of whether a carpet python has ever eaten a carpet ...

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muriel_volestrangler Feb 2020 OP
janterry Feb 2020 #1
muriel_volestrangler Feb 2020 #2
blueinredohio Feb 2020 #3
pansypoo53219 Feb 2020 #4
MuseRider Feb 2020 #5
3Hotdogs Feb 2020 #6

Response to muriel_volestrangler (Original post)

Sat Feb 29, 2020, 08:51 AM

1. I'm so sure that's a cool video and all but

I don't think I could stomach watching it .

(poor snake)

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Response to janterry (Reply #1)

Sat Feb 29, 2020, 08:56 AM

2. You'll be glad to know the snake has recovered fully

and is now eating her normal diet.

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Response to muriel_volestrangler (Original post)

Sat Feb 29, 2020, 09:25 AM

3. All with no gloves! Yuck!!

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Response to muriel_volestrangler (Original post)

Sat Feb 29, 2020, 09:39 AM

4. i had to pull about 20 ft or more of yarn out of a stupid cat. luckily my cats were not yarn eaters.

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Response to muriel_volestrangler (Original post)

Sat Feb 29, 2020, 09:46 AM

5. That had to be entirely

horrible for Monty! I hope she sticks to her regular diet (I know I know, I used to work at the zoo and took care of some big ones!).

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Response to muriel_volestrangler (Original post)

Sat Feb 29, 2020, 10:27 AM

6. Monty: (Interview by BBC) "Boy, did I fuck up."

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