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Old 10-04-2007, 08:40 AM   #1
wcreptiles
Man killed by trouser snake (Cambodia)

Famous last words - 'don't worry - it's nothing a drink can't fix.'

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Man killed by trouser snake
Wednesday, October 3, 2007
A cobra: unsuitable for the trouser region A Cambodian man's time on this earth ran out when, during a drinking session, he spotted a 2-metre-long cobra swimming in a river and immediately decided to remove his trousers and use them to wrangle the snake.

The Bangkok Post reports that he planned to sell the snake later.

Unfortunately for the man, 36-year-old Chab Kear, his trouser-wrangling skills were no match for the snake.

Once he had tied that animal inside his trousers, attached to his waist with a scarf, it managed to get its fangs through the fabric of the trousers, biting him three times in the stomach.

The paper reports that Kear's response to the cobra bites were, heroically: 'don't worry - it's nothing a drink can't fix.'

These were also the last words he uttered on this mortal plane.

http://www.metro.co.uk/weird/article...9&in_page_id=2
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Old 10-07-2007, 07:21 PM   #2
snake5007
He might aswell of just swam/waded up and kissed it. Less effort = same result. When will people like that learn.
 

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