british paper describes tit-munching kingsnake as a gigantic beast. i had california kingsnakes, and they do not have fangs. ... well, it is the Daily Fail
[to be fair, daily mail does a good job of getting the good stories, it just does a really shitty job of writing them up - misspellings, facts-that-aint, etc.]
On the loose: The snake's owner Gareth Niven (pictured) said Hiss escaped from his tank six months ago. He thinks Hiss is likely to have been living in a derelict house that separates his and Ms Griffin's properties
[just a great group of people, those british. bunch of fucking super-sized albino oompa-loompas, appoint the snake queen]
Despite there being no risk to Ms Griffin as a result of the bite, kingsnakes are constrictors and the reptile may have killed her had it wrapped itself around her neck.
[umm, yeah...unless she had like, uh, hands to pull it off]
During a previous bid for freedom, he was on the loose in the neighbourhood for two years.
[it is self-evident the average brit is less intelligent than a snake]