40kg Python Snake Caught in Phnom Penh Lake

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40kg Python Snake Caught in Phnom Penh Lake

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Mon May 06, 2019 7:38 pm

Phnom Penh, Cambodia News: On May 05, 2019, at 5 pm, local people in south Prey Pring 1 village caught a 40kg python snake in a lake at Cham Chao, Khan Porsenchey, Phnom Penh.

A 36-year-old man, Heng Sen, said that he and his neighbor found the python snake, so they captured it to keep at his house until he returned the snake to the wildlife conservation center.

The wildlife conservation team said it was the 94th snake that had been caught and handed in by local people. All the pythons were sent to be released in Tamao mountain wildlife reserve in Takao.
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Re: 40kg Python Snake Caught in Phnom Penh Lake

Post by Bitte_Kein_Lexus » Mon May 06, 2019 8:12 pm

That's funny as three weeks ago, I saw a bunch of construction workers catch a huge python at the old beong kok lake. Their Chinese foreman had that stunned foreigner look on him, and the guys were all happy about their find, though I'm 95% judging by their faces that it ended up in their stomachs that very night (this was around 8pm). Surprising to have pythons that large roaming around town, but I guess there are plenty of rats around for them to feed on.
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Re: 40kg Python Snake Caught in Phnom Penh Lake

Post by IraHayes » Mon May 06, 2019 8:16 pm

Bitte_Kein_Lexus wrote:
Mon May 06, 2019 8:12 pm
That's funny as three weeks ago, I saw a bunch of construction workers catch a huge python at the old beong kok lake. Their Chinese foreman had that stunned foreigner look on him, and the guys were all happy about their find, though I'm 95% judging by their faces that it ended up in their stomachs that very night (this was around 8pm). Surprising to have pythons that large roaming around town, but I guess there are plenty of rats around for them to feed on.
Small dogs would also be a nice meal.
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Re: 40kg Python Snake Caught in Phnom Penh Lake

Post by John Bingham » Mon May 06, 2019 8:18 pm

I'm not sure if people eat them so much. I tried to buy a big python that some locals had caught one time, it looked huge like 3-4 meters and they stuck it in a sack. I offered them $100 then $200 for it and they refused. I was chatting with an old lady and she said the big snakes have a Neak Ta or grandfather spirit and if you sold one you would have terrible luck and be poor for ever. The guys did take it in the direction of the nearby swamp/ lake.
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Post by IraHayes » Mon May 06, 2019 8:22 pm

Also... looks like a reticulated python from the markings on the body. These things can be more aggressive than a Burmese and while not as large bodied they can grow longer.
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Re: 40kg Python Snake Caught in Phnom Penh Lake

Post by Tarndog » Tue May 07, 2019 3:21 pm

There were over half sized n pythons kept in the Canadia Industrial Park Reserve, which has.... yep, been destroyed due to Chinese investment and development.

That was the absolute most tranquil area in all of Phnom Penh. Fucking maggots.
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Re: 40kg Python Snake Caught in Phnom Penh Lake

Post by Spigzy » Tue May 07, 2019 3:52 pm

First instinct was to check my pants. Relieved to see everything was still there & in order. #PythonGoals
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Re: 40kg Python Snake Caught in Phnom Penh Lake

Post by The Whisperer » Tue May 07, 2019 3:59 pm

CEOCambodiaNews wrote:
Mon May 06, 2019 7:38 pm
Phnom Penh, Cambodia News: On May 05, 2019, at 5 pm, local people in south Prey Pring 1 village caught a 40kg python snake in a lake at Cham Chao, Khan Porsenchey, Phnom Penh.

A 36-year-old man, Heng Sen, said that he and his neighbor found the python snake, so they captured it to keep at his house until he returned the snake to the wildlife conservation center.

The wildlife conservation team said it was the 94th snake that had been caught and handed in by local people. All the pythons were sent to be released in Tamao mountain wildlife reserve in Takao.
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Re: 40kg Python Snake Caught in Phnom Penh Lake

Post by blerrr9 » Tue May 07, 2019 5:13 pm

Don't know what to do if that thing is in my house. It's so big and can crush my bones with their body. OMG :dm: :silent:
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Re: 40kg Python Snake Caught in Phnom Penh Lake

Post by MikeMike58 » Thu May 09, 2019 8:05 am

Spigzy wrote:
Tue May 07, 2019 3:52 pm
First instinct was to check my pants. Relieved to see everything was still there & in order. #PythonGoals
I'm pretty sure pythons don't eat inch worms. You're safe. :D Oh, you meant...never mind.
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