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A SECOND snake appears in an Austrian woman’s toilet four days after a man was bitten

An Austrian lady was given a nasty shock after a snake appeared on her toilet, simply days after a man was bitten in the ‘genital space’ by a reptile lurking in his lavatory.

Eva Kastner, 68, was left gobsmacked after going into her toilet in her Vienna residence solely to seek out a 3ft 3ins lengthy python slithering on her toilet seat on Friday.

Ms Kastner took a picture of the reptilian intruder and despatched it to the police, who known as the wildlife service to take away the lurking snake.

Expert staff retrieved the python from Ms Kastner’s toilet and took it to an animal shelter, earlier than it was later transferred to the Forchtenstein Reptiles Zoo.

Police acquired a name from an residence in the capital Vienna after Eva Kastner, 68, noticed a 3ft 3ins lengthy python slithering on her toilet seat (pictured) on Friday

It stays unclear the place the big reptile had come from and who it belonged to.

The weird incident got here simply four days after a man, from the southern metropolis of Graz, acquired the fright of his life when a snake bit him in the ‘genital space’ on July 5. 

Walter Erhard, 65, had popped to the toilet at round 6am in the morning when he felt a ‘pinch’ in his genital space as he sat down to alleviate himself.

He was shocked to seek out a 5ft lengthy albino reticulated python, one of many three heaviest snakes, staring again at him from his toilet bowl.

The man known as officers, who arrived alongside a native reptile knowledgeable, who got here to take away the snake from its hiding spot.

Meanwhile, the man was taken to hospital so he could possibly be handled for ‘minor accidents’. 

A shocked Ms Kastner (pictured) took a photo of the reptilian intruder and sent it to the police, who called the wildlife service to remove the snake

A shocked Ms Kastner (pictured) took a picture of the reptilian intruder and despatched it to the police, who known as the wildlife service to take away the snake

Expert workers retrieved the lurking python (pictured) from Ms Kastner's bathroom and took it to an animal shelter, before it was later transferred to the Forchtenstein Reptiles Zoo

Expert staff retrieved the lurking python (pictured) from Ms Kastner’s toilet and took it to an animal shelter, earlier than it was later transferred to the Forchtenstein Reptiles Zoo

Medics stated that, fortuitously, pythons should not venomous however there was a threat the chew might change into contaminated from micro organism in the toilet. 

Expert Werner Stangl stated the python was additionally unhurt, and after being cleaned was returned to its 24-year-old proprietor – the sufferer’s neighbour.

Police stated the man retains a complete of 11 non-venomous snakes and a gecko in his residence in specially-designed cages and drawers.

The reptile-owner was unaware the python had escaped till police introduced it again, and stated it’s unclear how the snake managed it.

Its precise route into the neighbour’s residence is stays unclear, however reptile knowledgeable Werner Stangl stated it ‘presumably entered the toilet by the sewage system’. 

Mr Stangl instructed native newspaper Salzburger Nachrichten that, in 40 years of coping with reptiles, he had not seen something like Monday’s incident.

Police stated the snake proprietor faces fees for negligent bodily hurt.

Animal companies had been additionally alerted to the presence of a giant variety of doubtlessly harmful snakes at his tackle. 

It came four days after a man, from the city of Graz, got the fright of his life when a snake bit him in the 'genital area' on July 5. Pictured: Snake expert Werner Stangl removing the python

It got here four days after a man, from the town of Graz, acquired the fright of his life when a snake bit him in the ‘genital space’ on July 5. Pictured: Snake knowledgeable Werner Stangl eradicating the python

Mr Stangl told local newspaper Salzburger Nachrichten that, in 40 years of dealing with reptiles, he had not seen anything like Monday's incident

Mr Stangl instructed native newspaper Salzburger Nachrichten that, in 40 years of coping with reptiles, he had not seen something like Monday’s incident

The week earlier than, two different incidents involving snakes made the headlines in Austria.

In one incident, a 24-year-old man was killed by his pet horned viper, and in one other, police found 10 snakes and two tarantulas being stored an residence.

In the second incident, police had been checking that a launched prisoner was complying along with his parole necessities after they got here throughout the animals his residence in the state of Carinthia.

One of the reptiles was an Australian taipan – one of many deadliest identified snakes in the world.

Helga Happ of the Happ Reptile Zoo in the town of Klagenfurt stated the explanation for the excessive variety of snake-related incidents in Austria is the rising reputation of holding unique animals as pets.

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