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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Aug 30, 2012
Location: Lehighton, Pennsylvania

Animal: Ball Python
Animal Disposition: dead

Facility Type: Exotic Pet
Facility Name: unknown

Category: Attack resulting in human injury, Animal Death, Animal Death by human
Species: Reptile

Summary: A 3-feet long pet ball python bit a four-year old child on the chest while she was playing with the snake. The family decapitated the snake to get it off of the child. One snake tooth was stuck on the skin. Beside the python involved in this incident, the family own three other pythons and two corn snakes.

Source: WFMZ.com

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