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A couple were left rattled when a deadly snake decided to hitch a ride in their car. The slithery snake sneaked under the bonnet of Marlene Swart and Leon Swanepoel's car. The couple had been on the look-out for lions at the Kruger National Park in South Africa but got more than they bargained for when the snake decided to take a ride. The python hitched a lift for three hours under their bonnet (Caters)

Year in Review 2012: Oddest Stories

This year was full of odd stories, from 96 year old fathers to a woman defacing a centuries old piece of art. Other honourable mentions is a Kung Fu baby and a body builder who calls himself the 'Egyptian Popeye'.

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