German salon uses python to give customers neck massages

German salon uses python to give customers neck massages

A salon in Germany is using a python to give massages (Stock image)

Friday, March 17, 2017

A hairdresser in Germany has started using an unusual employee to give his customers neck massages.

Rather than a person, Frank Doehlen uses a 13-year-old python to give massages at the Haar Mode Team salon in Dresden, according to UPI.

He was inspired to start the practice when he saw a similar technique being used during a trip to South Africa.

However the massages are only available to customers two days a week.

Doehlen said visitors to the salon can only have the massage by appointment as the size of the snake's terrarium means it cannot live in the shop full-time.

Instead, he brings Monty the python to work with him on request.

The snake measures four feet long and is also 90% muscle.   

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