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megimoo
07-01-2009, 08:09 PM
A 12-foot pet Burmese python has broken out of its aquarium and strangled to death a two-year-old girl in her Florida bedroom. Police said Shaunia Hare was already dead when paramedics arrived at her home in Oxford, 50 miles northwest of Orlando. The albino snake had been owned by Charles Darnell, the boyfriend of Shaunia’s mother, who found it in the toddler's bedroom, wrapped around her. Mr Darnell, 32, stabbed the snake until he was able to pry her away, but was too late to save her. Mr Darnell did not have a permit for the snake, the Florida Fish...

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/environment/article6620394.ece

FlaGator
07-01-2009, 09:31 PM
A 12-foot pet Burmese python has broken out of its aquarium and strangled to death a two-year-old girl in her Florida bedroom. Police said Shaunia Hare was already dead when paramedics arrived at her home in Oxford, 50 miles northwest of Orlando. The albino snake had been owned by Charles Darnell, the boyfriend of Shaunia’s mother, who found it in the toddler's bedroom, wrapped around her. Mr Darnell, 32, stabbed the snake until he was able to pry her away, but was too late to save her. Mr Darnell did not have a permit for the snake, the Florida Fish...

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/environment/article6620394.ece

Not meaning to make light of the horrible situation but any predictions on what PETA is going to say about the killing of the snake?:rolleyes:

Gingersnap
07-02-2009, 12:22 PM
Here again - another child killed by the actions of her mother's lover. :rolleyes:

Shannon
07-02-2009, 02:18 PM
Not meaning to make light of the horrible situation but any predictions on what PETA is going to say about the killing of the snake?:rolleyes:

The snake survived.

Shannon
07-02-2009, 02:19 PM
Here again - another child killed by the actions of her mother's lover. :rolleyes:

Apparently, all the children in the house were allowed to "play" with the snake.:rolleyes:

megimoo
07-02-2009, 02:30 PM
The snake survived.
A little liquid nitrogen or dry ice, in goes the snake .When it turns a nice white color Drop head first into the sink waste disposal and energize . Or stick it into gas can and throw onto the road and ignite or throw onto gas grill and close cover and ignite and grill !