July 28, 2015

A man in rural Jonesburg killed a fifteen-foot python near his home. Several small animals had been reported missing.

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.

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