Bella Vista officer rescues 6’ red tail boa constrictor from vehicle engine compartment

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BELLA VISTA, Ark. — Bella Vista, Arkansas, Police release an image of an officer after an unusual rescue last week.

Cpl. Hughes saved this Red Tail Boa from an engine compartment of a vehicle at a mechanic’s shop.

The snake is approximately 6 feet long.

The comments on the FB post were serious, funny, and many volunteered to rehome the snake.

  • “Who performed CPR on the person who discovered it?”
  • “Vagrant snake. Was it cited for trespassing?”
  • “Nope Rope.”

All in a day’s work … Cpl. Hughes saved this Red Tail Boa from an engine compartment of a vehicle at a mechanic’s shop. The snake is approximately 6 feet long!

Posted by Bella Vista Police Department on Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Earlier this summer the Pittsburg, Kansas, Police Dept retrieved this snake from a porch. It was rehomed.

No.1 INSTAGRAM of the week; What would you do? >> 📲 BIT.ly/3s0E2OK (…+) “Officer Spencer fulfilled the job description…

Posted by Joplin News First on Thursday, July 1, 2021

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