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Heroic Israeli Roomba Saves Children From Deadly Viper

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By Evan Ackerman

This article, from Israel’s Yediot Acharonot newspaper, is titled “‘A Vacuum Cleaner Captured a Snake.” It looks like “captured” is a bit of an understatement… The Roomba 560 appears to have totally pwned what we’re told is a deadly viper threatening some kids (and possibly a cat) by sucking it up around one of its rotating brushes…

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  • Jessicat

    Poor viper, probably minding it's own business then suck it's wound on a rotating brush of a roomba.

  • Nikkita Croix

    I didn't think Roomba had enough power to suck up a snake. My guess would be the snake was looking for a cosy place to sleep, and found the brush inside Roomba most inviting. Disaster inevitably stuck once the Roomba turned on, of course, and the snake couldn't escape in time.

  • mcman

    So now they will list this as an added benefit of owning a roomba. Mine sits in the corner seldom doing anything. Anybody want to buy it?

  • mcman

    So now they will list this as an added benefit of owning a roomba. Mine sits in the corner seldom doing anything. Anybody want to buy it?