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‘Horrifying’: Carpet python with 511 ticks caught in Australia


A snake has been found in garden pool in Queensland, Australia, with 511 parasitic ticks biting into its skin. A snake has been found in garden pool in Queensland, Australia, with 511 parasitic ticks biting into its skin. The carpet python was caught in Coolangatta by snake catcher Tony Harrison, who said he has never seen anything like it in 26 years as a professional. Mr Harrison, who has played with snakes since he was six years old growing up in Sydney, says there are “good times and bad times” with the job. (Gold Coast and Brisbane Snake Catcher/Facebook)If you’d like to see more from Mr Harrison and his family’s work, visit their Gold Coast and Brisbane Snake Catcher Facebook page.


Source: Irish Independent January 11, 2019 11:03 UTC



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