Friday 24 November 2017

Pensioner finds snake under bed

A 65-year-old found a three-foot snake under a bed in a spare room at her home in Mountrath, Co Laois. Widower Margaret O'Brien, of Fr O'Connor Crescent, thought it was a grandchild's toy but was horrified when it began to move.

Her nephew and his friends managed to bag the snake before contacting the ISPCA and gardai. Investigations led them to a house where a further three snakes and six terrapins were located.

Irish Independent

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