29 Dec '11, 4am

Python attacks 2-year-old Australian boy

Python attacks 2-year-old Australian boy

An Australian infant was attacked by a python which wrapped itself around his body and attempted to suffocate him, his terrified mother said on Thursday, recalling his 'blood-curdling scream'. -- PHOTO: AFP SYDNEY (AFP) - An Australian infant was attacked by a python which wrapped itself around his body and attempted to suffocate him, his terrified mother said on Thursday, recalling his 'blood-curdling scream'. The two-year-old boy was chasing a ball around his Port Douglas backyard in Australia's tropical north when the snake struck, biting his leg before looping itself around his body, his mother told the local Cairns Post newspaper. 'I heard this blood-curdling scream,' she said. 'The snake was biting his leg and was wrapped around his whole body, to his chest. It started constricting.' She was unable to pull the snake from her son but neighbours who heard her distresse...

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