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Zoo-bound python on the loose in Phnom Penh

Escaped python on the loose in Phnom Penh.
Escaped python on the loose in Phnom Penh. Image by Brian Gratwicke / CC BY 2.0

A 10kg python belonging to National Committee for Disaster Management official Nhim Vanda is reportedly on the loose in Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh, after having escaped Vanda’s apartment a few days ago. Vanda said the python was to be sent to one of his private zoos. A python escaped from one of the zoos recently and ate two pigs on a nearby farm. Read more: cambodiadaily.com