Boy rescued from Byron Bay pool with 3-metre python wrapped around legs

Five-year old was pulled from back yard pool with snake attached, father says, while mother tells other parents to ‘keep their eyes peeled’

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A five-year-old boy is recovering after surviving an attack by a giant python in his grandparent’s Byron Bay back yard.

Beau Blake was swimming with his brother yesterday afternoon, his father Ben said, when a 3-metre long python launched out of the nearby garden and latched on to Beau’s ankle.

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