Burmese Python Found In Parking Lot Of Hyde Park Pizzeria
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Did you hear the one about the snake and the pizza restaurant?
A 5 1/2-foot-long Burmese Python was found in the parking lot of a Hudson Valley pizzeria on Tuesday, police said.
An officer recovered the snake in the parking lot of Christiano’s Pizza in Hyde Park. It was brought to the shelter operated by the Dutchess County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
The reptile is being cared for by shelter officials until it can be transported to the Bronx Zoo.
SPCA officials say the snake was likely dumped by its owner.
The case is under investigation.
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