Friday, 16 November 2012
PHOTOS:Family Gives 6-Month-Old Girl A Giant Python To Play With "Cos They Can’t Afford Toys"
While her parents are away working in the fields in a rural Indian village in Maharashtra, the baby girl pats the reptile and even playfully bites its tail
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The non-venomous snake could easily squeeze Sidhi to death or swallow her whole. But her father, Siddharth Sinune, said he cannot afford to buy her toys – instead bringing home his prey from his job as a snake catcher. Before putting them back in the forests, he keeps them at home for his only daughter’s amusement. Siddharth said: ‘Sidhi has an unusual bonding with the snakes and surprisingly they too like to play with her. ‘Being a poor farmer, I can’t buy her costly toys but I can get her snakes to play with.