Mmmm.....Yummy eggs ! - Oops They Are Golf Balls!

By Meera Dolasia on January 3, 2008

This greedy python in Brisbane, Australia mistook four golf balls for eggs and quickly devoured them. The golf balls had been left in the chicken coop by the owners to try encourage the hens to lay more eggs.

Instead the couple came out to find the balls gone and a lumpy-looking python lying nearby. The couple quickly rushed the 32-inch non-poisonous carpet python, to a nearby veterinarian, who had to perform surgery to remove the balls.

The snake left such an impression on the veterinarian, Michael Pyne, that he decided to name him "Augusta", after the club that hosts the Masters golf championships. 

While the snake is making a speedy recovery, it received 10 stitches and had to spend four days in the hospital. Additionally, it will need a month's rehabilitation (healing), before it can be let out in the wild again.

Enjoy the video below - notice the X-Ray which, shows the four golf balls sitting in the tummy!



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  • SFriday, February 5, 2016 at 1:33 pm
    • omgdontdoit
      omgdontdoitThursday, January 21, 2016 at 4:52 am
      aaw that poor little creature he must be in serious pain
      • stardust321Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 6:23 am
        0.0 that was suppose to be rabbit?
        • bunnytech
          bunnytechMonday, November 30, 2015 at 2:53 pm
          what.... no.
        • stardust321Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 6:20 am
          • just boySunday, October 4, 2015 at 4:49 am
            wow. just wow
            • pokemonWednesday, September 30, 2015 at 6:32 am
              i feel bad for the snake
              • kppop
                kppopThursday, October 15, 2015 at 9:10 pm
                Me too
              • shadow6543
                shadow6543Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 12:40 pm
                • luhdude11Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 12:14 pm
                  ha that what he get trying to eat bird egg's.
                  • charchar12345
                    charchar12345Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 4:12 pm
                    poor snake! :(
                    • kyahTuesday, May 12, 2015 at 6:55 am

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