Giant snake has feast of a lifetime

For a while yesterday, a giant 5-metre-long snake had the feast of its life inside a rabbit cage containing 23 rabbits.

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It took six men to carry this five-metre snake (most likely a python งูหลาม) found in a rabbit cage in Pathum Thani on Saturday. PONGPAT WONGYALA

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Giant snake has feast of a lifetime

For a while yesterday, a giant 5-metre-long snake, had the feast of its life.

The giant snake entered a cage of rabbits outside a house in Pathum Thani province.  Thus, instead of having to catch its food in the wild, its meal was right there in front of it.

Twenty-three rabbits were in the cage. By the time, Thatree Krinta, the owner of the house, discovered what was going on, only ten were left.

"I tried to get the snake out of the cage by hitting it with a stick but it didn't do any good so I called rescue officers," he said.

The rescue officers took the reptile to a snake farm in Si Mum Muang area and it will later be taken to a natural habitat in Khao Yai.

feast – a large or special meal, especially for a lot of people and to celebrate something อาหารมากมาย, งานเลี้ยง,งานฉลอง
of a lifetime – of something that is the best in someone’s life ที่ดีที่สุดในชีวิต
cage – a container made of wire or metal bars and used for keeping birds or animals in กรง
rabbit – a small animal with soft fur, long ears and a short tail กระต่าย
the wild – living or growing in natural conditions; not kept in a house or on a farm สภาพธรรมชาติ
meal – the food that you serve or eat at one time มื้ออาหาร
discover – to find somebody/something ค้นพบ
rescue – saving a person or animal from a dangerous or unpleasant situation การช่วยชีวิต
reptile – any animal that has cold blood and skin covered in scales, and that lays eggs, e.g., snakes, crocodiles, etc. สัตว์เลื้อยคลาน
habitat – the type of place that a particular animal usually lives in or a particular plant usually grows in ถิ่นที่อยู่ของพืชหรือสัตว์

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