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Python orgy menaces Yorkeys Knob canoes

Snakey Oz SWAT team collars slithering sex pests

Internet Security Threat Report 2014

An Oz sporting club has been forced to call for ophidian SWAT assistance after a python orgy threatened to destroy its boatshed roof.

According to the Cairns Post, at least half a dozen scrub pythons – each at least 3.5 metres long – have been getting jiggy above the ceiling of the Hekili Outrigger Canoe Club, suitably located in the Cairns beach suburb of Yorkeys Knob.

Club coach Sue Lockwood explained that a staff member got a bit of a shock when she went to get a canoe and saw one of the beasts protruding from the ceiling.

Cue intervention by Dave Walton of does-what-it-says-on-the-tin outfit Cairns Snake Removals, who captured a couple of pythons measuring 3.5 metres and 4.5 metres.

However, Walton was unable to get at the rest of the amorous slitherers, and believes a 7-metre female dubbed "Nigini" is still at large. The snake-catcher was called to a "similar rumpus" at the boathouse a couple of years back, when Nigini narrowly escaped capture.

The Cairns Post has a snap of Walton extracting an impressive python from the club's boathouse roof here. ®

Bootnote

Thanks to Mike Richards for the tip-off.

Internet Security Threat Report 2014

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