On Tuesday, a 12-foot-long python escaped from an aquarium zoo in a shopping center in Louisiana. Authorities scrambled to find the snake and forced its closure.
A spokesperson for the St. George Fire Department in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, confirmed that Weekly newspaper The Blue Zoo in the mall closed after the female python escaped on Tuesday morning.
At about 10:20 in the morning, firefighters were sent to the mall to assist officials at the Baton Rouge Animal Control Center in finding the animal.
Officials said that this Burmese python named Kara is probably still in the zoo and may have climbed to the ceiling. September Report. By Tuesday afternoon, it was not clear how the snake escaped, or whether the animal had been found.
The management of the Blue Zoo said that they voluntarily closed the store on Tuesday out of consideration for the safety of the snake. The zoo stated that Cara is a “very friendly” non-venomous snake and often likes to interact with zoo visitors.
“Although we created a very safe home for our Burmese python Cara, she has already slipped out of her exhibition. Cara is a non-venomous and friendly snake. Enjoy the time of interacting with guests in our snake education program. “The Blue Zoo said in a statement.
“Cara is a respected member of our Blue Zoo family. The safety of our animals is of the utmost importance to us, so to ensure Cara’s safety, we will be closed on the same day. Please come back for updates and opening hours,” Zoo added.
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Elsewhere, homeowners in Queensland, Australia, were shocked to discover on Monday Huge carpet python eating a bird At the same time hanging upside down in their gutter. Video footage of the incident showed that the snake was trying to swallow the entire bird, with a few loose feathers scattered on its body.
“It’s crazy how much food they can eat-usually four to five times larger than their head,” snake removal expert Stuart McKenzie said of the 10-foot-long python.
On the same day, a 65-year-old man in Austria found a 5-foot-long The albino python slid on his toilet. According to the local police, the man was treated for minor injuries after he felt “a’distortion’ in the genital area” and was bitten by a snake while going to the bathroom.
This snake belongs to his 24-year-old neighbor, a reptile lover, and there are 10 other snakes and a gecko in the apartment near him. The police said that it is not yet clear how the snake escaped from the glass container, but it “may have entered the toilet through the sewer system.”