A Thursday X-ray of a yellow rat snake confirms that the snake has eaten a golf ball, which will be surgically removed by veterinarian Dr. John Peterlin at Midway Animal Hospital in Homosassa, Fla. The snake was rescued by Nature World Wildlife Rescue volunteer Brian Lampe in Floral City, Fla. (AP Photo /Citrus County Chronicle, Cathy Kapulka)
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