TAIPEI (Reuters) – A Taiwanese man became a sitting target for a snake, which bit his penis as sat on the toilet at his rural home, local media reported on Monday. (ouch!)
"As soon as he sat down, he suddenly felt a knife-like pain and reacted instinctively by standing up," the (gotcha!)
The 51-year-old man, from, was under medical care with minor injuries, a director at Puli Christian Hospital said.
"As soon as he has passed the risk of infection, he can go," the director, who declined to be named, said. "A snake's mouth isn't always clean." (really, who woulda thunk?)
Local television images showed the black and yellow reptile, reportedly a species of rat snake, being uncoiled and plucked slowly from the.
Snakes regularly enter rural homes in Taiwan and other sub-tropical regions of Asia. (eew, think about waking up in the middle of the night with one crawling across you!)
I would imagine this guy will be a bit more observant before plopping himself down on the john from now on.