24-foot snake staying at Columbus Zoo
January 14, 2008 9:51am CST
Fluffy is the biggest python in captivity and the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Ohio have decided to purchase and keep him for good at the zoo. "The zoo paid $35,000 to the snake's breeder in Oklahoma to keep the reticulated python on permanent display. While on loan last year, the python helped draw 1.53 million visitors, just under the zoo's attendance record of 1.56 million set in 2006, said Pete Fingerhut, the zoo's associate director" Have you seen a snake as large as Fluffy before? "Fluffy is about as long as a moving van and thick as a telephone pole." Read more: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080113/ap_on_fe_st/odd_big_snake;_ylt=AtHQN6t15scpPJOW77X5b2TtiBIF
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19 Jan 08
That's one big snake. It would be a sight to see, Just as long as it's behind glass. Lol I would not want to be out in the open with a snake that big. As thick as a telephone pole THe only words that come to mind are WOW.
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