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This undated handout photo provided by the journal Science shows an adult Burmese python. You don't think of pythons as big-hearted toward their fellow creatures. They're better known for the bulge in their bodies after swallowing one of those critters whole. But the snakes' hearts balloon in size, too, as they're digesting _ and now scientists are studying them for clues about human heart health. (AP Photo/Stephen M. Secor, Science)

This undated handout photo provided by the journal Science shows an adult Burmese python. You don't think of pythons as big-hearted toward their fellow creatures. They're better known for the bulge in their bodies after swallowing one of those critters whole. But the snakes' hearts balloon in size, too, as they're digesting _ and now scientists are studying them for clues about human heart health. (AP Photo/Stephen M. Secor, Science)

Police probe 'killer' python

April 16, 2012

Police in urban Japan were Apr. 16 probing the death of a man whose body was found next to a 6.5-metre (21 foot) python.