Python Doused with Water Releases Arm of Iowa Man
Aug. 09--CEDAR FALLS -- Information to be filed under "just in case": Water can release a python's deadly squeeze, although vodka works better.
A pair of Cedar Falls siblings learned this the painful way Saturday after a 2-year-old ball python named "Simba" latched on to Michael Harper's arm and wouldn't let go.
"I think he smelled blood from the other snake, and he thought Michael was food," said Harper's sister, Katie Nielsen.
Nielsen received 2-foot-long Simba and a 3-year-old python...
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