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Family saves toddler from being crushed by python in far north Queensland

A far north Queensland family saved a 22-month-old boy from the jaws of a four-metre-long scrub python after it latched onto the child while he was playing at the family home in Julatten, north of Cairns.

Mother Amanda Rutland said she was horrified when she discovered the snake had bitten her son and was wrapping its body around the young boy on the afternoon of October 13.

“Something that size and he’s so tiny … It was scary as hell, I can’t put into words,” Ms Rutland said.

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‘Nightmare’ as python attacks sleeping Australian boy in NSW.

The PYTHON was killed after relatives were called to the property

An Australian mother woke to the sound of her son’s screams and found a python wrapped around the child’s belly.

Tamara Thurgood struggled to pull the snake off her son after it bit him repeatedly on the face while he slept, relatives said online.

Ms Thurgood told local media it was “like a nightmare” as she fought to free her son.

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