Nigerians warn Pretty Mike about ‘Toke Makinwa’ after Snake handler got killed by his ‘baby’ 8ft pet python
By Rita Chioma,
Conerned Nigerians are sounding notes of warnings to controversial socialite, Pretty Mike to do away with his pet python, which he had named Toke Makinwa.
This warnings came after it was reported that a man who owned 10 snakes and 12 tarantulas was killed by his 2.4m (8ft) pet python called Tiny.
Animal lover Dan Brandon died of asphyxiation at his home in Hampshire on 25 August last year, Basingstoke Coroners’ Court was told.
Coroner Andrew Bradley recorded a verdict of misadventure following the incident with the African rock python. Mr Brandon, a keen snake handler, had owned Tiny since she was small enough to fit in his hand.