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Monsoons Bring Out The Pythons In Thailand

Thu., Oct. 12, 1995

First it was crocodiles. Now it’s pythons.

The big snakes are the latest jungle creatures to be swept into Thai streets by monsoon floods.

Almost 100 pythons - which squeeze their prey to death - have been captured over the past three weeks around Bangkok, said Alongkorn Mahannop, director of the Dusit Zoo.

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