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

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Photo Credit: memozee.com

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.

Photo Credit: Photo Credit: Memozee.com

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!

Sources: timesofindia.com, news.com.au

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167 Comments
  • therealsnakes
    therealsnakesTuesday, December 1, 2020 at 9:32 am
    wow i love snakes
    • gold3nglare
      gold3nglareTuesday, December 1, 2020 at 9:13 am
      serves it right for trying to eat those eggs. Yes I know, that's how life works, but STILL!
      • jkbear
        jkbearMonday, November 30, 2020 at 9:08 am
        WOW!
        • bookfan2008
          bookfan2008Monday, June 22, 2020 at 12:27 pm
          OMG! Wow!!
          • helacruela
            helacruelaMonday, June 22, 2020 at 11:24 am
            Poor snake... I hope the golf balls tasted good.
            • helacruela
              helacruelaMonday, June 22, 2020 at 11:25 am
              P.S have a nice day :D
            • bsc
              bscMonday, June 22, 2020 at 10:08 am
              OMG!!
              • Mikaela addisonWednesday, March 27, 2019 at 5:22 pm
                No it was not so great
                • DJMonday, March 4, 2019 at 9:26 am
                  💔 so sad
                  • Lol Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 11:02 am
                    That was sad 😞
                    • RyanWednesday, January 23, 2019 at 9:03 am
                      aww so sad