The teddy bear has since been returned to his grateful family, and the dog who loves him. The python, meanwhile, is recovering under expert care and is expected to return back into the wild in the next few weeks. In other words, a happy ending all around.
The problems of a single snake, and the stuffed animal she ate, might not amount to much for some folks. But it means the world to the rest of us to know that there are people out there, like these rescuers, who care enough to help.