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A British woman found a three-foot-long boa constrictor in the trunk of a car she bought from a couple — who, coincidentally, were missing their pet snake. A British woman found a three-foot-long boa constrictor in the trunk of a car she bought from a couple — who, coincidentally, were missing their pet snake. RYAN MCVAY/ GETTY IMAGES

An Ohio woman called 911 on Thursday to report that she had a boa constrictor wrapped around her face. According to audio obtained by Cleveland 19 News, the woman told dispatch the five-foot long rescued serpent was biting her nose. She claimed there was blood everywhere, apparently from the bite.

“I’ve never heard of this before,” the 911 dispatcher responded. Firefighters told CBS affiliate station WAFB they arrived at the victim’s Sheffield Lake home to find her laying in her driveway with the snake wrapped around her neck.

The reptile’s head had to be cut off to get it off the woman, according to the news station. Dennis Bring, mayor of Sheffield Lake, told the news outlet he was thrilled with how first responders handled the situation.

A British nursery worker was left ssseriously ssscared after she bought a used car online — and found a three-foot-long boa constrictor fast asleep in the trunk.

Charlie Wise initially thought the deadly serpent curled up in the back of the $300 Volkswagen Golf was a rubber toy.

But the 23-year-old quickly slammed the lid shut after it raised its head, and flicked its tongue in and out. “I bought a car, come home to clean it out to find a huge live snake in the boot. It's huge and scary. We screamed,” the southern England, resident told The Mirror.

Animal experts from a local reptile rescue charity collected the snake, reports ITV. Wise then called the car’s previous owner Christopher Morrison, who revealed he'd lost his prized 3-year-old pet two months ago.

“We wouldn’t have sold it if we thought it was in there,” his girlfriend Sammi Larkins, who co-owned the vehicle, added.

 

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