|Above, a bullet train departs Atami Station. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
A shinkansen (bullet) train had to make an emergency stop when a snake was discovered on board.
According to Travel + Leisure:
A passenger on a Japanese bullet train sat for 50 minutes on Monday without noticing that a python was wrapped around his armrest.
Almost an hour into the train ride from Tokyo’s JR station, a nearby passenger noticed the snake on the seat in front of him and told the train’s conductor, the Associated Press reported.
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