Taking the hiss

Giant snake to be removed from boat club

Reinforcements will be called in to help two snake handlers remove a giant python from an abandoned building in Cairns in far north Queensland.

Aaron Chapman from the Kuranda Venom Zoo says a smaller python lifted his colleague off the ground when they tried to catch it in the Yorkeys Knob Boating Club this week.

Yep, it must be snake season already. The stingers will be here soon, no doubt.

Via the ABC. Read the full piece here.