20 kilogram python caught after dog gives warning in Sri Racha

PHOTO: Snake catchers in Sri Racha pose with their prize, which will be released back into the wild - 77Kaoded

A three meter long python was caught yesterday after a dog in Chon Buri province’s Sri Racha district barked out multiple warnings. Authorities were notified of in the afternoon of an incident at a house in Nongkham.

Rescue workers arrived at the house to find the huge python near the house where the dog was barking at it and keeping people away. The dog’s owner, 46 year old Samai Yimyoo, said the dog was keeping him and others in the area safe.

20 kilogram python caught after dog gives warning in Sri Racha | News by Thaiger
PHOTO: The heroic dog – 77Kaoded

It took about 10 minutes to catch the three meter python, which weighed about 20 kilograms.

Samai says he heard his canine pal barking furiously and went to investigate. He discovered the massive reptile and called for help. The python will be released back to a local forest.

SOURCE/The Pattaya News | 77 Kaoded

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Jack Burton is an American writer, broadcaster, linguist and journalist who has lived in Asia since 1987. A native of the state of Georgia, he attended the The University of Georgia's Henry Grady School of Journalism, which hands out journalism's prestigious Peabody Awards. His works have appeared in The China Post, The South China Morning Post, The International Herald Tribune and many magazines throughout Asia and the world. He is fluent in Mandarin and has appeared on television and radio for decades in Taiwan, Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau.

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