When ATMs Bite Back

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In Madrid, Spain, a man tried to get money out of a cash machine. Instead, he discovered a snake slithering out of the cash slot. The man caught the snake on video, which is all over the web. He also grabbed his cash. He called police, who realized the snake was stuck in the machine, and managed to free it.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. Bank of America may have backed off a plan to charge fees for ATM cards, but the bank machine can still bite you. In Madrid, Spain, a man tried to get money out of a cash machine, and instead he discovered a snake slithering out of the cash slot. The man caught the snake on video, which is all over the Web. He also grabbed his cash, and he called police, who realized the snake was stuck in the machine and found a way to free it. You're listening to MORNING EDITION.

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