VIDEO: care home’s exotic adventures

Residents at Langlea House Care Home, Hipperholme, took a walk on the wild side when a mobile safari - including a python, corn snake, skunk and bearded dragon - made a special visit.

One resident was even brave enough to hold a python around her neck.

Home Safari visits Langlea House Care Home, Hipperholme. Elva Malcolm with Pepe the skunk.

Home Safari visits Langlea House Care Home, Hipperholme. Elva Malcolm with Pepe the skunk.

Steve Wood, activities co-ordinator at the home, said: “It was really good. A lot of the residents were interested. It was something completely different to the usual and it brightened their day and made it a bit more interesting for them.”