Whoa! Texas woman finds 12′ python in her bathroom

A Texas woman who kept hearing strange noises in her home was startled to find a 12’ python lounging in her bathroom when she opened the door.

A terribly shaken Veronica Rodriguez of College Station had left her back door open for a few minutes, which is how the escaped pet manage to slither inside. She immediately slammed the door and called police, who eventually managed to capture the reptile inside a city trash can, the Bryan-College Station Eagle reported. Animal Control picked it up next morning.

Toby Hibbitts, amphibian curator from Texas A&M University said escaped snakes usually search for a place where they can maintain a comfortable body temperature, which is why the python chose the bathroom.

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Richard Berkow

Former political news reporter Richard Berkow lost his idealism in the Kennedy years, and his innocence in Vietnam, Lebanon, and the Soviet Union. He hasn’t mellowed since, and can be harassed at [email protected]

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