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Postal worker gets big surprise: Snake on the mailbox


August 17, 2018

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Rain, snow, sleet, even barking dogs are fine, but a Kansas postal worker had to draw the line when he found a red tail boa constrictor draped over a mailbox.

The Kansas City Star reports that the letter carrier was delivering mail Friday in Overland Park, a Kansas City suburb. The huge snake was on the mailbox on the front porch.

The letter carrier called animal control. It took three officers to wrangle the reptile, which was taken to an animal rescue center.

Police spokesman John Lacy says the snake probably escaped from a nearby home. He was hopeful the owne...

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