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Early Monday morning, the death of two strangled little boys found in New Brunswick, Canada, was blamed on a snake from an exotic pet shop located under their apartment.
According to a statement by the RCMP, the snake has been captured and owned by the police.
Police speculated that the snake escaped overnight from the fence of the reptile marine store, entered the ventilation system, and then entered the apartment upstairs, where young boys, reportedly, the five-year-old and seven-year-old brother lives with the son of the owner Jean. Claude Savoie.
Savoie told Global News that he made terrible discoveries when he went to visit the children in the morning.
"My body was shocked.
"I don't know what to think," he said.
"I thought they were sleeping until I [saw]
A hole in the ceiling.
I turn the lights on, I [saw]
This terrible scene.
According to the national mail, the fleeing snake is an African rock snake, a constric snake known to kill 14 to 16 feet people (4. 2 to 4. 9 meters)long.
National Geographic asked Ian Reggio, director of reptiles and amphibians at the Los Angeles Zoo, about the feeding behavior of python and how often they attack humans.
Is this behavior unusual for giant snakes?
It is very rare for giant snakes to kill humans, but it is not unheard.
This happens occasionally if it happens.
Normally this is just a perfect storm and you will get a huge hungry snake near humans.
But humans are not usually part of the natural prey of these snakes. (
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What kind of python is known to kill?
It is usually a net snake, a rock snake in Africa, and occasionally a large Burmese snake.
Will python kill only the prey they want to eat?
Usually, if they kill something, it's because they're going to eat it.
Unless they want to make a living on what they kill, they won't be able to use that energy.
In the past pyth snake killings, are the victims usually children?
Or are adults also killed?
There's some Murder on the record.
Adult, but very rare.
It's usually a child.
What is the feeling of Python's contraction movement?
The snake consists mainly of bones and muscles. . .
It may be surprising to have a small or medium one.
The size of the shrink, just grab your arm to keep the balance.
A lot of people who hold constric think [the snakes]
I tried to squeeze them and hurt them, but actually they just wanted to stick to it.
Is it a quick death to be strangled by a python?
It doesn't take a long time.
Some people wrapped around their necks, cut off the blood circulation, then fainted, then suffocated and died.
In addition to strangling prey, does the constric snake bite?
When Python and Boas kill their prey, they use an ambush technique in which they jump out and attack you and catch you with their teeth.
They will catch the prey with their teeth, while winding and squeezing with coils.
When the victims breathe out, it's when they squeeze hard enough that you can't breathe anymore.
Does a python kill its prey only when he is hungry?
Or will they do the same to protect themselves?
When they defend themselves, they either try to bite or climb first.
When they go through all the trouble and do everything they can to bite something and keep it under control, it's because they're usually hungry.
Do giant snakes usually chase prey similar to their own size?
Snakes are opportunistic.
If they are hungry enough, in some cases they may go for prey that are too big to swallow.
It is known that the snake will swallow the adult male antelope and die in the process [see video].
So if they are extremely hungry, they take whatever they can get.
Is there anything that a person who finds himself bound by python can escape?
This is a terrible tragedy.
I think it is a bad idea to keep a large constric snake unless it is in a professional setting and you have experience with the species.
It's a big responsibility that happens when you raise exotic animals and they don't have security.
This Q & A has been edited.
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