DANIA BEACH, Fla. — A driver in Broward County experienced a slithery surprise after popping the hood of their car -- a 10-foot python!
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Conservation Commission tweeted Thursday that it happened in Dania Beach.
FWC said they received a call about a large python under the hood of a Mustang.
We received a call about a python under the hood of a Mustang! https://t.co/3LiWFyj58M. Officers removed the 10' invasive snake. If you see a Burmese python or other invasive species, report it to the Hotline at 888-Ive-Got1. #daniabeach #python #snake pic.twitter.com/FR7ekknxGv— MyFWC (@MyFWC) October 29, 2020
"Our officers responded and safely captured and removed the approximately 10-foot invasive snake," the tweet said.
Officials said the invasive pythons prey on native birds, mammals and reptiles.
If you see a Burmese python or other invasive species, report it to the FWC exotic species hotline at 888-Ive-Got1 or online at IveGot1.org