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Snakes, Alligators And Tarantula Among Animals Removed From Brooklyn Housing Project

One of two alligators removed in Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD)

One of two alligators removed in Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Several exotic animals were removed from a residence in Brooklyn on Friday afternoon.

Police said they found six snakes, including a boa constrictor and five pythons, at the Crown Heights housing project.

In addition, they also discovered two bearded dragons, two alligators, a scorpion, a tarantula and a gecko.

The animals were removed by Animal Care and Control from the Weeksville Houses at 1625 Dean St.

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One of the snakes found in Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD)

So far, no charges have been filed. The NYPD said the animals were removed as a result of an ongoing investigation.

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Tarantula removed from the scene. (credit: NYPD)

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One of two bearded dragons removed by Animal Care and Control. (credit: NYPD)

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