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Giant python outgrows Swiss home, handed to zoo

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    A python smuggled from Vietnam to Switzerland as a baby has been handed to a Swiss zoo after outgrowing the private home it has lived in for two decades. The nonvenomous reptile, which 20 years ago fit inside the trouser leg of a Swiss boy returning home from a holiday with his mother in Vietnam, today measures five metres (16 feet) and weighs 80 kilos (180 pounds), according to the Garenne zoo ... More...