Giant snake emerges from toilet then escapes

Giant snake emerges from toilet then escapes
Published: 2016 November 26 10:52:47 (10924 Views)
A huge cobra emerged from a household toilet after it had been living in the pipes in the residential block of flats in Pretoria, South Africa.

Snake catcher Barry Greenshields entrapped the snake and slowly wrangled it out of the toilet bowel.

However, when he tried to slide the large cobra into a secure container, the snake refused to slide in. Eventually, the cobra slid back into the toilet.
   
Speaking to News24, Barry said: "The snake was found inside the toilet of one of the apartments but we couldn't remove it.

"It has since gone back inside the pipe system which is very ziggy zaggy.

"I do snake removals all over Pretoria East, but this is one of the most bizarre ones that I have come across.



"It's big and strong. It's by far the biggest I have seen."

Anton Meijer, who lives in the block where the snake was found, said that the reptile was discovered at about 9am by those living in the flat below him.

He said: "Mr Greenshields started pulling it from the toilet but it was clinging to something.

"The more he pulled it got agitated. It went back into the drainage system."

Barry now has the task of going around all the apartments in the complex and asking to check their toilets for the snake.

Meanwhile, he has advised residents to keep their toilet lids firmly closed.




Source - Metro

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