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Jul

2010

Crocodile Joe in dramatic snake rescue!

Crocodile Joe was called out to a house in Burnley earlier this month by Lancashire Police to rescue a Boa Constrictor that had been abandoned..  The snake was 8ft long and although they are not venomous, they can be just as deadly at this size.  As their name suggests, they will coil their bodies around the prey and with each breath of the prey they will constrict, or squeeze, their coils just a little tighter until the animal can no longer.  The snake was roaming inside a derelict house amongst smashed glass and other debris as youngster has been inside and smashed up the house, not knowing that this animal was inside. Crocodile Joe arranged for the snake to be safely re homed as his insurance will not cover these animals going to school/shows.

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