*In what had to be the most bizarre happenstance in the history of weird, a delivery man in Australia head tapping on his car window, looked to his left and saw an 8-foot Black snake looking at him like, “What are you waiting for? Let me in!”
Kill me now. I would have died right there at the wheel!
I sure hope The Drive writer Dave Bartosiak won’t mind me borrowing his line. I was reading his article and laughed so hard as I read…
And the snake just wasn?t sitting out there chillin?, he was tapping on the window like, ?Bro, let me in!?
*Some people think they can just get away with anything, unscathed. Hey, everybody knows I just love animals. But with this story I realize even I have a limit. An Ohio woman called 911 (scroll down to listen) and told them to “Hurry!” because she had a “Boa constrictor stuck to my face!”
No sh*t. That’s what she said.
Now before we go any further I will admit: I was young and stupid once. I actually let someone place a boa constrictor (a friend’s pet) around my neck. His name was “Dylan” — you may have heard this story before, because its not the first time I’ve told it.
Matter of fact, I even baby-sat, er, snake-sat the 8-ft reptile while my friend ran errands. She kept him in one of those big glass cases you see in jewelry shops. Dylan was cool. Accustomed to being around people — this girl was an artist. And he was fast. I had always thought huge snakes were too heavy to be fast, but I was wrong!
Dylan would glide around the perimeter of a room like nobody’s business. OMG and he was sneaky. He’d hide in drawers and shit, I’m told.
Years later, I guess Dylan outgrew being anybody’s pet and ended up biting my friend on the arm.
Like I said: I was young and stupid once. Wouldn’t do that today.
But what’s this old dame’s excuse?
Even the 911 operator had to repeat the statement: “You have a boa constrictor on your face?” in that usual deadpan “what’s YOUR story” voice.
*You’ve seen those people, usually rockers, who have those super-huge holes in their earlobes, right? Personally, I think its disgusting; but its just that, a personal preference.
I mean, its so BIG.
Which brings me to the incredible nature of this story. A woman in Portland, Ashley, was playing with her pet snake “Bart.” Actually she was trying to take a selfie with it. She was showing it off to the camera and everything. Then the most ridiculous thing happened…
*La dee dah. Imagine you’re just walking along, looking up and all around you, being thankful. And then you stop in your tracks just as a massive-sized alligator crosses your path, “Oh excuse me, I’m just going over here” he seems to say as he strolls on by. This was a moment in the life of a woman visiting?Circle B Bar Reserve near Lakeland, Florida. She described the video she took of a 12-foot, possibly 800 pound alligator who strolled across the path she was walking on “very exciting.”
Yes she was?is the answer to the question I know crossed your mind just now.
*Just in case you think you might be seeing things as you look at the photo above. You kind of are. You are seeing a crocodile named ‘Poncho’ kissing a man named Chito Shedden, a fisherman who saw him injured and alone, and rounded up a group of brave friends to lift the croc and take him to safety.
The reptile reportedly lay dying on a river bank in Siquirres, Costa Rica when the fisherman spotted him. Snedden, a tour guide by trade, kind of fancies himself as an amateur naturalist and as such has learned a few things.
Obviously, how to wrangle in a crocodile without being eaten alive is one! Continue reading →