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Grandma uses ice tongs to capture Saw-Scaled viper
The Reptile Report - When grandmother Kath Forster spotted a snake curled beneath Indian garden slates on her driveway, she calmly picked it up with ice cube tongs and trapped it in a box of Celebrations.
She might not have acted so decisively had she known exactly what she was tackling – for the 57-year-old had in fact just encountered one of the deadliest snakes in the world.
Mrs Forster’s experience at home in Dronfield, Derbyshire, is the second time in a week that a saw-scaled viper has been seen in England.
Read the full story after the jump.
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