Six-Foot Long Rat Snake Found In Agra’s COVID-19 Quarantine Centre
A rescue team arrived at the spot and was able to capture the snake without much effort. The snake was returned to its natural habitat.
Patients suffering from COVID-19 in one of Agra’s quarantine centres would have gotten quite a scare, even as a 6-foot snake was found to be hiding there. It was of the rat snake variety though, which is not poisonous and is not considered dangerous. A rescue team arrived at the spot and was able to capture the snake without much effort. They then returned the snake to its natural habitat. The forest official responsible for the operation, said, “We got notified by the forest department today in the morning. We were told that a very long snake has been found inside Hindustan College, which has been converted into a COVID-19 quarantine centre.”
“The rescue team reached there and we found it to be a rat snake of at least six feet in length. We gave it awareness left it safely in its habitat.” He added “Since it’s monsoon season in July, there are possibilities of snakes turning up in many residential areas. Hence, we urge the citizens to please inform us immediately on our helpline number. We will then promptly rescue the snakes and leave them back in their habitats.”
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