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

By Meera Dolasia on January 3, 2008

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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 to encourage the hens to lay more eggs.

Instead, the couple came out to find the balls were 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.

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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 ten stitches and had to spend four days in the hospital. Additionally, it will need a month's rehabilitation 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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  • acegamer22
    acegamer22Friday, April 15, 2016 at 7:31 am
    poor snake
    • supershmavin
      supershmavinFriday, April 8, 2016 at 8:44 am
      Poor Snake
      • Animallover25Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 3:26 pm
        OMG POOR SNAKE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
        • wolf onlineWednesday, February 17, 2016 at 8:56 am
          its the snakes falte but i feel sorry for it
          • wolf online Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 8:54 am
            will thats the snakes falt but i feel sorry for him!😐😔😢
            • 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

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