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Florida detective wrangles 9-foot anaconda

Posted at 4:35 AM, Oct 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-13 04:35:35-04

When you work in law enforcement, you never know what to expect when you arrive at a scene.

Leon County Sheriff's Office detective Emily Shaw had her hands full when she was sent to investigate an animal call.

She had to wrangle a 9-foot long anaconda which was found on the side of a road near Tallahassee.

She was able to grab it by the tail and lure it into a bag.

The department said Shaw has experience handling exotic snakes.

Investigators believe it was someone's pet and either escaped or was released.
 

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