Missing python Dolce found

2012-03-29 18:07

Johannesburg – One of the missing pythons in Sandton was found alive on the owner’s property on Thursday.

Dolce, a Lavender Albino Reticulated Python, was found by her owner, Angi Latimer, in the pool pump.

The 3m snakes went missing on Tuesday at 06:00, after they climbed up the burglar bars in Latimer’s Gallo Manor home and pushed down on the door handle, which opened under the weight.

The search is still on for the second python, Gabbana.

Latimer asked for calm regarding the situation. “My snakes eat very regularly; they don’t have the fear of not being fed. I just want my snakes back. They’re my babies.”

The snakes only eat rats and are fed once a week. They were last fed on Saturday, but can live without being fed for two months.

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