A German hair salon is stretching the boundaries of who ― or what ― could be a masseuse.
The Haar Mode Workforce salon in Dresden is now providing neck massages carried out by Monty, the proprietor’s pet python.
Monty Python sits across the buyer’s neck and gently pulsates in a way that’s most likely ssssoothing should you’re not snake-phobic like Indiana Jones.
Though a python tends to kill its prey by wrapping round it and squeezing it to demise, Monty’s proprietor, Falk Dohler, tells Ruptly TV that his python masseuse has been skilled to be barely extra light.
The 4-foot snake is 90 percent muscle, making him well-suited to the duty, in response to UPI.com.
Nonetheless, it’s no stretch to say buyer Nadine Knect was barely apprehensive in regards to the therapeutic massage.
“At first, I used to be slightly bit afraid,” she informed Ruptly within the video above. “I assumed the snake can be chilly. However I ought to say, no, it’s heat and it’s a very nice feeling when it pulsates, when it massages the neck.”
Terry Phillip, the curator at Reptile Gardens in Fast Metropolis, South Dakota, doubts that the snake has been “skilled” to present massages.
“That is carnival form of shit,” he informed The Huffington Submit. “The snake is simply doing what’s pure for it ― it’s not an actual therapeutic massage.”
Nevertheless, he says a snake of that dimension can be unable to suffocate a human.
“It sounds scary, however that snake isn’t any wider than a golf ball,” he mentioned.
Monty’s massages value round $38, however good luck getting an appointment. He solely works two days per week and is booked weeks prematurely.