AN ANTIVENOM alert last week turned out to be an anticlimax, due to a case of mistaken identity by a panicky ueensland woman.
The Sippy Downs resident rang her local snake catcher about a purported intruder, frantically saying “I think there is a snake in the backyard, I am sitting still for the time being, can you get someone out as soon as possible ”
The reptile expert, Stuart McKenzie, wrote on Facebook that “she seemed quite stressed over the phone and I got someone there ASAP”.
However once the snake catcher arrived, rather than a red-bellied black snake, the offending beast ( pictured below) turned out to be a rubber strap.
“They both sort of had a laugh, in the end I think she was a bit relieved it wasn’t a snake,” he said.
A BAR in the Israeli city of Jaffa is clearly targeting a female demographic with the launch of a so-called “Bloody Hour” which gives menstruating women a 25% discount on their drinks.
The ladies who own the bar said females who have their period “deserve a favour,” adding that they hoped it would also open up discussion of a taboo topic.