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!

Sources: timesofindia.com, news.com.au

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  • kell-bell
    kell-bell4/11/2014
    lol
    • kell-bell
      kell-bell4/11/2014
      ouch! poor snake!
      • lol4/7/2014
        thats amazing dudes
        • Kiki 1/22/2014
          Lol
          • Kiki 1/22/2014
            My sister had a corn snake it was a baby but then when we looked in the cage it was gone🙀😧😮so it might have been eaten or slitherd out the door
            • lunamoonamare
              lunamoonamare11/11/2013
              So....lumpy
              • Jerome_K. 135/27/2013
                Poor, poor snake. ate FOUR golf balls.
                • andrew5/7/2013
                  i think the snake has a stomiach
                  • shock12
                    shock123/12/2013
                    wow
                    • cool guy2/25/2013
                      thats a big python

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