'Pet a python' at Year of the Snake event in Cheshire

Cheshire Oaks' Blue Planet Aquarium Credit: Paul Crone

To celebrate the Chinese Year of the Snake this weekend, Cheshire Oaks' Blue Planet Aquarium will show more than half a dozen different snakes.

Visitors will be allowed to 'pet' a python and 'cuddle' a six-foot-long boa constrictor as part of the event.

ITV's Paul Crone getting up close with snakes in Cheshire Credit: Paul Crone

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