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6 Aug

Escaped African Rock Python Kills Two Boys

 

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African Rock Python, Python sebae, eating an Impala, Samburu Nature Reserve, Kenya. Credit: Werner Bollman/Getty Images

In a terribly sad story that only reinforces the danger of owning a large snake as a pet, two young boys were killed after an African rock python is believed to have escaped from the pet store beneath what is believed to be their home.

For more details on the story, turn to this Treehugger article.

To see more video, head over to Fatal Attractions.

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