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Woman Goes to Plunge Office Toilet, Finds Huge Boa Constrictor

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(Photo courtesy of KSWB)

(Photo courtesy of KSWB)

SAN DIEGO — Two women were completely shocked by what they found in their office toilet.

Stephanie Lacsa and Holly Wells, co-founders of Vertical PR + Marketing, noticed the water in the toilet was higher than usual.

Lacsa told KSWB she grabbed a toilet plunger to unclog it but noticed something coming out of the toilet.

“As soon I saw the flicker of its tongue, I definitely knew that it was, in fact, a large snake heading straight toward me,” Lacsa told the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Lacsa said she ran out of the bathroom screaming. She then taped the door shut before calling the San Diego County Department of Animal Services.

When Animal Services arrived the snake had exited the toilet and was coiled up behind it. Animal Services officers captured the snake and took it to a veterinarian.

It is unclear how the snake slithered into the sewer system.


  • Deanna Klobnak

    See this is why I do not agree with people buying snakes for kids!!! They get tired of them and parents first recourse is to “flush”! That doesn’t kill them!! That just gives them a different place to live and grow and many choices of places to exit. That place they choose to go through may not want them!!!! GggRrr

  • Sue

    Over Christmas, I saw my nieces watching a documentary on this problem, 2 Italian plumbers, who tackle the problems of mushrooms, turtles and things in sewer pipes. One of them even got to meet a princess for their efforts

  • do ur job

    Exactly why exotic and dangerous animals should be chipped and registered and can only be bought through regulated vendors.

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