Meth-addicted snake sent to rehab
If you didn't know that snakes could be addicted to meth, buckle up, because this story is about to get even crazier.
A python in Syndey, Australia, was seized during a drug raid nearly 8 months ago, Yahoo7 News reports. It's common for pythons to be used to guard drug labs because they are easy to take care of and, well, scary.
After being exposed to fumes and air particles in a drug lab for months, the snake became addicted to meth.
Following the drug raid, the python was taken to Corrective Services NSW Wildlife Care Centre in Windsor, where senior manager Ian Mitchell said it was "totally on edge, jittery, slithering and wanting to strike."
According to Mitchell, that's odd behavior for its kind. Pythons typically lie around, since they are constrictors and not poisonous -- but this one was "very aggressive and had very erratic behavior."
Now, seven months after the snake's drug problem was discovered, it is "clean" and ready to enter a certified reptile home.