Grandma uses ice tongs to capture Saw-Scaled viper

Sep 29, 2012
The Reptile Report
by Robyn

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.

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