A man in Kenya had to fight off a python for three hours when it grabbed him and tried to drag him up a tree. Ben Nyaumbe, a farm worker, was nearly eaten by a 13-foot snake. He stayed alive by covering the snake’s mouth with his shirt, so that the snake couldn’t swallow him. His hands were restrained, so eventually all he could do was bite the snake.
This was a pretty impressive feat for Mr. Nyaumbe. He had to wait it out for 3 hours before police were able to rescue him. Pythons are strong enough to knock a person unconscious in 15 seconds! One thing to watch out for: pythons have sharp skin. Biting the snake caused Nyaumbe to hurt his mouth.
You can read more about this amazing escape story here. SpikeTV also has a somewhat ridiculous dramatization of the story.
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