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Samut Prakan woman bitten by snake while using the toilet

Caitlin Ashworth

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PHOTO: Facebook: @v2maungprakarn

A python has bitten a woman on her backside and finger while using the toilet at a home in Samut Prakan, southeast of Bangkok. Rescue volunteers were called to her home, and said there was a lot of blood at the scene. The woman was later taken to the hospital.

The incident may sound shocking to some, but in Thailand, reports of snakes biting people who are on the toilet isn’t that uncommon. Snakes can live and thrive in the sewers, usually hunting down rats, and sometimes enter pipes leading up to the toilet bowls.

Just last month, an 18 year old university in Nonthaburi, a suburb just west of Bangkok, was bitten on his penis by a python that was in the toilet bowl. He had to get 3 stitches. Another man’s penis was bit by a snake while he was using the bathroom last year. He ended up with 15 stitches.

คุณพระ ! งูโผล่โถส้วมกัดเลือดสาด วันนี้เวลา​ 21:00 น….

Posted by ข่าวสารเมืองปราการ v2 on Monday, 19 October 2020

SOURCE: Facebook

 

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    Andrew

    Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 6:28 pm

    The title should say “bitten” by snake. The past tense of to bite is bitten.

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    Perceville Smithers

    Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 7:53 am

    This is the 3rd such incident in the last 4-5 mos The Thaiger’s reported.

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    James Pate

    Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 8:49 am

    I’d bite too if someone crapped on me.

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Caitlin Ashworth is a writer from the United States who has lived in Thailand since 2018. She graduated from the University of South Florida St. Petersburg with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and media studies in 2016. She was a reporter for the Daily Hampshire Gazette In Massachusetts. She also interned at the Richmond Times-Dispatch in Virginia and Sarasota Herald-Tribune in Florida.

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