Man finds boa constrictor in trash bin

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pythonSAN DIEGO – A man looking for cans to recycle in Logan Heights Wednesday found a three-foot-long boa constrictor in a bag that had been tossed into a commercial trash bin.

The man brought the snake to the San Diego Police Department Central Division station at 25th Street and Imperial Avenue and dropped it off shortly before 8:30 a.m., SDPD Detective Gary Hassen said.

Officers called in county animal-control personnel, who picked up the reptile.

The snake appeared to be in good condition, according to police. It was unknown who dumped the reptile into the garbage container.

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