“Prony” the python
After Baclayon Church, we went to see the “longest and biggest python in captivity” in the town of Alburquerque. The snake’s name was “Prony” named after the person who captured it… a guy named “Sofronio”. Why its named after its captor is beyond me.
Before going to Bohol, a friend of mine who came a week earlier insisted that this python be part of the visit. Well, I was very disappointed. The whole place just looked like someone’s house with a cage built into it. The place was dirty.
Granted the snake itself wasn’t anything to behold. He was wrapped up in a coil sleeping. Looked more like a pile of shit.
The place did have a few more interesting animals in the area. Eagles… Lawins… etc. The place actually had a more interesting attraction. The designated tour guide of the place was a cross-dresser who spoke English in a rather amusing accent. He/She entertained the other guests but seemed to ignore us.
I guess the main highlight of this place is this Bikini on display made out of the discarded skin of the python.
Seriously speaking… even if the snake was up and about, I would NOT recommend that this attraction be part of anyone’s tour. It was without doubt a colossal waste of time.