TSA finds 4-foot boa constrictor in carry-on luggage

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Weird and Fascinating Animals Found by TSA Agents in Carry-on Baggage at US Airports Continues Through 2023

This time it’s an old standby theme popularized in inventive movies: snakes on a plane! Well, it was a 4-foot boa constrictor. Technically, it never made it to the plane. Still, interesting.

Transportation Safety Administration He tweeted that Friday afternoon with details from Tampa International Airport in Florida. The incident occurred on Dec. 15, TSA spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein said in an email via CNN Travel.

In a follow-up Instagram postThe TSA went wild with snake puns:

“Our officers … didn’t find this crazy! Rolled up in a passenger’s carry-on is a 4′ boa constrictor! We do not have any admissions for finding a pet with an x-ray machine.

The puns — and advice — didn’t stop there.

“Do you have an asp-ration for carrying a snake on a plane? Don’t worry about not understanding your airline’s rules. For example, airlines do not allow noose ropes in carry-on bags and only a few allow them to be carried around in checked bags if they are properly packed.

Farbstein said, “TSA notified the airline that the woman was ticketed to fly (with the carry-on) and the airline did not allow the snake on board.”

Boa constrictors Non-venomous snakes kill their prey by squeezing them in their strong coils. Their natural range is from northern Mexico to Argentina.

The boa isn’t just bothering animal species lately.

John F. in New York. A foul-smelling cat was found at Kennedy International Airport just in time for Thanksgiving. The person who owned the carry-on said the cat was not his but came from his house. After the trial and humiliation, there were smells Rewarded with a sumptuous Thanksgiving spread.

A short time later, TSA agents found out A poor dog stuck in a carry-on at the Dane County Regional Airport in Madison, Wisconsin.

Animals must be removed from carry-on cases, and an empty carrier sent through a screening machine, TSA has repeatedly warned.

If you wish to travel in the aircraft cabin with a small permitted pet, The TSA has some helpful tips So you can do it properly and humanely.

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