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    A spa staffer holds pythons used in massage treatments at Bali Heritage Reflexology and Spa in Jakarta, Indonesia. The snake massage is said to trigger a metabolism-boosting adrenaline rush.
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    Snakes slither over a customer's body during a python massage.
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  • Python Massage Offered by Spa

    Pythons are constrictors that kill their prey with a deadly squeeze.
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    Burmese pythons can exceed lengths of 22 feet. Females are the larger of the two sexes, according to the National Zoo.
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    Massage is considered an alternative and complimentary therapy that can ease muscle tension.
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    Pythons can live up to 30 years in the wild, according to the National Zoo.
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    Carly Shutes, an employee at Chessington World of Adventures, prepares for a massage by Eliza, a 7-year-old royal python snake in south-east England on March 26, 2010.
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    Studies suggest that traditional massage can ease stress and pain. However, there are not published studies on massage using pythons.
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    Pythons lack fangs, but they can swallow an animal four to five times as wide as their heads, according to the National Zoo.
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