Follow by Email

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Roy Halladay Helps Man After Anaconda Attack; Carpenter Shoots a Caiman

The much talked about fishing trip that Phillies Starting pitcher Roy Halladay and World Series champion Chris Carpenter took to the Amazon took an unexpected turn. They spotted a native man sitting up in a tree. They found out that while he was fishing for tropical fish to sell for exotic aquariums, he was attacked by an anaconda and bit on the butt. He was able to get away from the snake and climb up the tree but the snake wrapped itself around the engine on the mans canoe and tore it off the back end of the boat. Halladay and fisherman Skeet Reese were able to help the man get his boat back in the water and then towed him home. Chris Carpenter was on the DL with an injured toe and was not in the boat at the time of the rescue, but... He did kill one of these:

By the way, what's the deal with large reptiles stealing motors lately? This happened on Wednesday.