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Are we having fun yet? Snake fails to amuse children at park

As a parent, I know that young children will cry about anything. But you have to wonder, isn't the natural fear of snakes a good thing?

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Arab Israeli children pose with a pet snake at an amusement park in the northern Israeli city of Acre on August 31 as Muslims celebrated the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.

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An Arab Israeli boy cries as his family makes him pose with a pet snake at an amusement park in the northern Israeli city of Acre on August 31.