RSPCA urges people to be vigilant after second 10ft snake found in country lane

The RSPCA urges people to remain vigilant after a second 10-foot python was found on a dirt road.

The first snake was spotted in Conington, Cambridgeshire on Friday and the second a few meters away on Monday, reportedly Cambridgeshire Live.

RSPCA inspector Justin Stubbs compared the first incident in which the “giant snake” was rescued from a tree with the Disney film “The Jungle Book”.

The second line was seen “crossing a quiet country road,” the animal welfare organization said.

Mr. Stubbs said, “After rescuing the python last Friday, I couldn’t believe it when the call came in that another was found in almost the same location.

“I’m afraid this is not a coincidence – it looks like these poor animals were abandoned or escaped from the same place.

“This second snake was extremely cold when it was found, much thinner than the first python, which is mildly ill.

“Both snakes are now looked after in a specialized facility and are under heat lamps to maintain a healthy body temperature.

“It’s really disturbing to think that someone kept these pythons and then may have decided to abandon them in this cruel and callous way.

“I just hope there’s nothing going on out there.

“In addition to the dangers of the low temperatures, harvesting the nearby fields could pose a real threat to any snakes left out there.”

He urges people in the area to remain vigilant “in the event that more vulnerable snakes are found in the same spot”.

The RSPCA said the snakes were “unlikely to pose a threat to humans,” but recommended that anyone seeing an exotic snake should keep a safe distance.

The charity urges anyone with information about the incident to call their appeal line on 0300 123 8018.

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