Grey Mamba Snake
When she was growing up in Kenya, actress Lupita Nyong’o had a deadly grey mamba snake as a pet. But her’s wasn’t so deadly, as it was already dead. The snake was found and killed in her family’s house, but young Lupita found its body after. She grew fond of the dead snake and took it to school to freak out her classmates. She eventually donated it to her school, where it was embalmed and used as a science specimen to learn from.
March 1, 1983 (39)
Lupita Nyong’o is a Kenyan-Mexican actress. She’s most recognized for her role in the film 12 Years a Slave (2013) which won her an Independent Spirit Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress. She’s also known for her acting role in Us (2019) directed by Jordan Peele and her voice acting in The Jungle Book (2016). She also played Maz Kanata in the Star Wars “Skywalker Saga” trilogy (2015-2019). She’s most recently known for her role in Marvel’s Black Panther (2018) and Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022) with Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Angela Bassett, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Forest Whitaker, Andy Serkis, and Letitia Wright