HTV National Desk Published 4:57 am PST, Tuesday, January 29, 2019 Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Woman bitten by python lurking inside her toilet 1 / 1 Back to Gallery You may want to start looking before you go. An Australian woman told 9 News she was doing her business in the bathroom of her Brisbane home when she felt something unexpected. "I felt this sharp tap on my bottom along with some pain," Helen Richards said. It was a non-venomous carpet python. “I jumped up with my pants down and turned around to see what looked like a longneck turtle receding back into the bowl,” Richards said to the Gold Coast Bulletin. A Snake Catchers group that responded to the incident wrote on Facebook that Richards reacted appropriately. "Fortunately for us, the customer remained calm and remembered not to flush the toilet, as flushing could cause the snake to retreat down into the pipes again," a post on … [Read more...] about Woman bitten by python lurking inside her toilet
By Michelle Robertson, SFGATE Published 10:57 am PST, Friday, January 25, 2019 Rumplesnakeskin, a young ball python being cared for by the Peninsula Humane Society on Sept. 27, 2017. Rumplesnakeskin, a young ball python being cared for by the Peninsula Humane Society on Sept. 27, 2017. Photo: PHS/SPCA Photo: PHS/SPCA Image 1 of / 34 Caption Close Image 1 of 34 Rumplesnakeskin, a young ball python being cared for by the Peninsula Humane Society on Sept. 27, 2017. Rumplesnakeskin, a young ball python being cared for by the Peninsula Humane Society on Sept. 27, 2017. Photo: PHS/SPCA Comfortable with frozen rats? This local shelter has 12 pythons that need a home. 1 / 34 Back to Gallery … [Read more...] about Comfortable with frozen rats? This local shelter has 12 pythons that need a home.
On Tuesday evening, Helen Richards used the bathroom at a relative’s home in Brisbane, Australia. Richards, 59, was bit by a 5-foot Carpet python snake hiding in the toilet. She did not notice the snake because the lights were off. The puncture wound was not poisonous. Richards called a snake handler who captured the animal. This is very Australia. It felt like a “sharp tap on my bottom, along with some pain,” Helen Richards told 10 News First Queensland of the moment she was unexpectedly bitten by a snake while sitting on the toilet. On Tuesday, the 59-year-old woman was using the bathroom at a relative’s home in Brisbane, Australia, when a 5-foot python snake hiding in the toilet bit her, according to the outlet. She did not notice the snake because the lights were off, according to USA Today. “I jumped up with my pants down and turned around to see what looked like a longneck turtle receding back into the bowl,” she told The Courier … [Read more...] about A woman was bit by a 5-foot python that had been hiding in a toilet, and it’s truly the stuff of nightmares
An heiress with 85,000 Instagram followers has been ordered to perform community service after importing endangered python skin into the UK. "Self-centred" Stephanie Scolaro sold snakeskin baseball caps and bags on her website SS Python, as well as through her Instagram account.The swimwear model also sold the snakeskin fashion accessories at three London shops: two in Mayfair and one in Bexleyheath.The 26-year-old, whose sister appeared on the Channel 4 reality TV show Rich Kids Of Instagram, is the daughter of Italian mining tycoon Francesco Scolaro.She admitted two counts of keeping for sale a species acquired unlawfully, and one count of selling a species unlawfully imported between 2016 and 2017.On Monday, Judge Michael Gledhill QC criticised her approach to life at Southwark Crown Court.He told her: "I take the view that this is a young woman who, for all sorts of different reasons, is utterly self-centred - her entire life is utterly centred around herself."One of the reasons … [Read more...] about Stephanie Scolaro: ‘Utterly self-centred’ heiress swerves jail after importing python skin
Familiarising students with new technologies will make the teaching-learning process fruitful, say academicians In a bid to have a useful modern-day curriculum, the CBSE decides to include Artificial Intelligence (AI) as an optional skill subject in classes VIII, IX and X from the next academic session. Schools are waking up to the fact that students need to be future-ready where AI is the reality, and are making efforts to use this technology to fill the gaps in teaching and learning. Artificial Intelligence has already come into our lives, and hence it is important to introduce older students to concepts around this. "Introducing such topics at the right age helps the students understand the impact, both good and extreme, about technology that is still in its nascent stage but being researched and tested rapidly. Same students will pick careers in AI and hence equipping them with the right information and perspective as part of their school curriculum is imperative," says Mona … [Read more...] about Artificial Intelligence and Python in school curriculum to make students future-ready