Surely there must be better ways of getting a python?

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Carrying on the theme of people coming unstuck when they’ve consumed something, we have Edward Archbold.

The 32-year-old from Florida entered a bug-eating competition to win a python.

He ate 60 grams of meal worms, 35 three-inch superworms and a bucket full of cockroaches. He died.

I can still remember the heartburn I had after being challenged to polish off two doughnuts and a couple of iced buns from the bakery.

God knows what his insides thought about all these bugs bombing around.

Cockroaches survive nuclear fallouts. I imagine they get pretty annoyed sharing someone’s stomach with a load of worms.

Surely there’ve got to be better ways of getting a python?