If so, please return to its owner, or ring 000. It’s 3m long. It’s as thick as an arm. It escaped from a balcony at Tim Marshall’s Noone St, Clifton Hill apartment on the 9th, where it had lived with another carpet python for a decade. They suspect it might be in your roof, or up a tree. The police suggest not leaving little birds outside in little cages, but the opinion on that is divergent. Tim says the snake ate well last week, so not to worry. The Hun reported that the snake is not on any medication. And this, for me, is the fascinating bit of the story. What motivated Patrick Horan to report that bit of non-news?