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A boa constrictor as long as 20 feet is on the loose in Lake Hopatcong. (Credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Ends Hunt For Enormous Snake In Lake Hopatcong

The state has stopped looking for the reptile after scientists failed to find any evidence of the snake in Lake Hopatcong and traps baited with chicken were left untouched.

07/24/2014

A boa constrictor as long as 20 feet is on the loose in Lake Hopatcong. (Credit: CBS 2)

Enormous Boa Constrictor On The Loose In Lake Hopatcong

A new danger has been lurking in the waters of the largest lake in New Jersey, in the form of a potentially dangerous snake.

07/11/2014

This Boa Constrictor was recovered in Mastic on Oct. 10, 2012. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Boa Constrictor Found At Mastic Intersection

Chief Roy Gross of the SPCA said the animal was alive, but wouldn’t have been able to survive the cold weather.

10/10/2012