10-Foot Snake Found at Airport
It was roaming the tarmac in Key West
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted Oct 12, 2012 12:54 PM CDT
Authorities haven't said what kind of snake it was. (File)   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – It was a snake … near a plane. A 10-foot-long snake was found in the grass near the commercial ramp at a Key West airport yesterday, NBC Miami reports. It has been turned over to the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. (Impressive, but not in the giant-eyeball-on-a-beach class.)

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right2dave
Nov 23, 2012 7:31 AM CST
Big Deal?
crustyoldaviator
Nov 14, 2012 12:35 PM CST
Flying out of Nellis AFB, near Los Vegas, we used to see what looked like pieces of rope on the runways. We'd call it in and the controllers would scramble a crew out to pick up all the rattlers that were sunning themselves on the pavement, and dump 'em out in the desert about 30 miles away.
CentristIntelligence
Nov 4, 2012 7:06 PM CST
It was more than likely a boa constrictor or python at 10 feet, yet they use a "rat-snake" in the picture...what a FAIL.