Snake covered with 500 character suffering from anemia after pests ‘sucked all the blood out of him’

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A tick-covered carpet python was almost unrecognizable last week after a snake catcher rescued from a swimming pool in meriton serviced apartments-broadbeach, Australia. Small spots, which almost looked like small pebbles at first glance, covered the reptile’s entire body — even her face.

In total, officials drawn 511 character from the creature’s weak body. It took hours for veterinarians at Currumbin Wildlife Hospital carefully unpack the pests.

“There are still a small boy under the scales that are treated with drugs to kill them,” Tony and Brooke Harrison of the Gold Coast and Brisbane Snake Catcher, who responded to the scene, explained in a Facebook post.


The animal control service shared some shocking photos of the snake, including a “gross” picture of a bucket filled with the ticks that were once connected to the hose.

In a weekend update, the Currumbin Wildlife Hospital in Queensland turned out to be the hose, which now has the name Nike, suffered a “nasty” infection that may have contributed to the immobility which tapping on “take advantage of him.” Nike now has anemia — a lack of healthy red blood cells.

“He is very anemic and that is because the character sucked all the blood from him,” Michael Pyne, senior veterinarian at the Currumbin Wildlife Hospital, told Yahoo News on Monday.

Usually, when a snake sees a tick or other pest on her skin, attempts to remove it.

“Snakes are designed to wipe them out, but for whatever reason that also Nike that has not happened,” Pyne told the news site. “Once they are weak that they don’t have the strength to rub them off.”


“He is very anemic and that is because the character sucked all the blood out of him.”

— Michael Pyne

Wildlife officials are hoping for a full and speedy recovery, but please note that Nike “is not out of the woods yet.”

“He is now in the hands of an experienced caregiver of Tweed Valley Wildlife Carers,” the hospital noted in a Facebook post on Saturday.

Nike ‘ s fans are glad to hear that his health is taking a turn for the better.

“I do not do snakes! But the poor thing, no animal deserves that. Speedy recovery buddy,” a Facebook user wrote.

“Thank you for the update. I am sure there were a lot of people wonder how he was like the koala. Great job done by all, others added.

“Wow he really looks much better with all the sign from him, a woman commented. “Well done everyone what a great job you are doing.”

Surprisingly, Nike is not the only creature that has suffered from tick bites in the past few days.

The Australian wildlife hospital said a koala was also found with 100 sign on his back and had to undergo a blood transfusion last week.

“He was at the hospital of the operation for more than two hours with the sign removed, and after the transfusion,” the Currumbin Wildlife Hospital said on Saturday. “The good news is that he is now with Friends of the Koala and they have reported him to do it very well!”

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