Yup, you read it right! A very long reticulated python slithered into the competition pool! This is NOT the pool where my kids regularly practice, but they HAVE competed in this pool, on two different occasions.
No, I did NOT take these pictures! I did NOT see this snake in person. But, seeing these pictures have been cause enough to have nightmares several nights in a row. No kidding. This terrifies me. But you can see from the photos, two of which I got from Instagram, a social networking site, that the kids here don’t seem to be too nervous around these creatures!
Here is the article I found on about this exciting event: