He’s known as “Wildman Phil” and makes his living traveling to schools and parties, educating kids on creepy, crawly reptiles and animals.
But at a stop in Englewood, Colorado, someone stole everything he had and likely a little more than they expected.
Phil Rakoci stopped at the Englewood Walmart around 5 p.m. Wednesday and went inside to get some supplies. He says he had to leave the vehicle running to keep the reptiles warm. When he came out 20 minutes later, his Suburban was gone.
Inside his vehicle was a 3-legged, 50-pound African tortoise named Stumpy; a 13-foot Burmese python, a rattlesnake, five non-poisonous snakes, three scorpions, five lizards, two turtles, one gecko, and one tarantula, along with Rakoci’s personal belongings.