Due to drought affecting parts of Australia there has been more than one incident of huge pythons hiding in people’s toilets in Townsville.

Large snakes finding comfort from the drought in Townsville residents' toilets.
Large snakes finding comfort from the drought in Townsville residents' toilets.

A local snake catcher, Elliot Budd, reported that "the first snake was 3m long (9.8 ft) and the second one was 2.4m (7.8ft)”. It was a particularly tricky to remove the snake as it had a firm grip on the toilet's S-bend, he said. He assumed the second call was a prank. Hot dry weather in Australia is calling thirsty snakes indoors in search of somewhere cool and wet to revive. Read more: cnn.com

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