So this week was as good as any. I swallowed hard and started
Then I sent them out with a camera to see what they would come back with.
Here's what they found:
Fortunately we were at the zoo and the snake was securely behind glass. Thick glass.
Which was good because this snake was active. It kept spiraling around it's area, checking us out like he was as interested in us as we were in him:
Turns out, this snake is a Boelen's Python, native to New Guinea.
Here's a tip: When you go to zoo to take pictures of creepy interesting creatures, make sure you take a picture of the informational sign. That way you can always go back and remember the name of the creature that you want to avoid at all cost in real life.