Photo: Supplied Source:Supplied. “He was screaming for a knife.”, 4.2m long scrub python that attacked Naish Dobson on the veranda of his Julatten home. ‘This sort of thing happens on the job, you can’t help it.’. ... Woman whose body was dumped on driveway in Sydney had taken AVO out against suspected killer, Michigan Woman Found Alive at Funeral Home Dies 8 Weeks Later, Deadlocked Supreme Court Allows Extra Time for Some Pennsylvania Ballots, Seven Charged in Flying Squirrel Trafficking Ring, Florida Officials Say, Cruise Ship Rescues 24 People From Sinking Boat Off Florida Coast, Jeff Bridges says he has lymphoma, cites good prognosis, Jeff Bridges Says He’s Diagnosed With Lymphoma, Getting Treatment, Robert Redford’s son, James, dies of liver cancer at 58, Arizona Governor Appears to Mock Biden’s Stutter at Trump Rally, John Leslie NOT GUILTY of groping woman’s breasts in 2008, Coronavirus Sweden: Authorities to bring in local lockdowns as Covid cases rise, John Leslie’s not guilty sex assault verdict too late to save career, Prepared Patriotic Voter Says Her Viral TikTok was Hot Tip for Seniors, Cocaine and ketamine in New South Wales found laced with life-threatening opioids, Friends say goodbye to schoolboy who was about to be father of twins before he died in horror smash, Nine Network’s news boss makes a stunning alcohol admission to his staff after drink driving, Famke Janssen showcases her legs in a black coat and embroidered suede miniskirt during stroll. He said it was the first time he had ever been bitten on the face by a snake. The Scrub Pythons is Australia’s longest snake, some grow up to seven metres in length. Scrub pythons have really long teeth and have killed people in rare instances. Hundreds of heartbroken friends say their last goodbyes to a schoolboy, 16, who was about to become a father of twins before he died... Nine Network's news boss makes a stunning email admission to staff after a work party mishap got him in trouble with police The snake died from its injuries. Mr Rutland had to stab the snake, a scrub python, down the spine so it would release Naish. Celeste Barber’s Candice Swanepoel parody Instagram post res... McLaren 570GT coupe crushed by Audi Q5 in Sainsbury’s car pa... Australia joins Exercise MALABAR for first time since 2007, Q&A: Social media feature that has Australian users stumped. Photo: SuppliedSource:Supplied. The actor channeled his The Dude character... LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Redford, a filmmaker, activist and son of actor Robert Redford, has died. She also believes the snake had been watching her son for a while now, waiting for the perfect opportunity to strike, because Naish always plays in the very spot where he was attacked on the veranda. Lifted V6 Navara/Frontier images leak, Jacqui Lambie's former chief of staff details 'vile, profane, vulgar' tirades in unfair dismissal case. As captive-bred Scrub Pythons become available, their popularity is increasing. All times AEDT (GMT +11). Picture: Stewart McLean.Source:News Corp Australia. ‘Especially when they’re four or five metres long and they do this to you and they weigh 10, 15 kilos or more.’. Appearance / health: The Scrub Python can reach lengths as great as 8.5 meters (28 ft), but are more commonly 3-5 meters (10-16 ft). The Cairns Post said experts believe if Ms Rutland hadn’t intervened, the snake would have eaten her son. They kill their prey by crushing them between their body in a coil before swallowing them whole. They can deliver a nasty bite, like any other python, but they do not grow large enough to be dangerous to humans. A terrified four-year-old boy was attacked by a 15ft scrub python that tried to drag him away in his backyard. ', 'I've dealt with snakes before but nothing like this it would have been 15 foot. Naish, 22 months, was playing with his three-year-old sister Evie-Blue on the veranda of the family home in far north Queensland.