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Mo. bride surprises groom w/ 250-pound python

A Missouri bride added a slithery element to her weekend nuptials: she surprised her new husband with a 250-pound python.

March 14, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A Missouri bride added a slithery element to her weekend nuptials: she surprised her new husband with a 250-pound python.

Apparently, the groom is afraid of snakes, and she thought this would be the perfect time to confront his fear, in front of their friends and family.

"I didn't know what they were doing. I was hoping it was a big present of some sort; a new car, maybe," said the groom, Corey Takes.

The group then posed for a picture with the snake, one of the largest in the country.