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7-foot boa constrictor found in Pembroke Pines

Posted: 2:01 PM, Jul 03, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-03 14:01:29-04
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PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. — Pembroke Pines police officers came across a slithery surprise this week: a 7-foot boa constrictor!

Police said the large snake was found near NW 184th Ave. and NW 17th St.

The police department said the invasive snakes were introduced to South Florida by irresponsible pet owners, an action that's both illegal and inhumane.

A trapper came out and removed the boa. No word on where the snake will be taken.