Firemen called out to catch 'pumpkin snake'

The Local
The Local - [email protected] • 26 Nov, 2014 Updated Wed 26 Nov 2014 16:46 CEST
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Five firemen in Steyr, Upper Austria, were called out to capture what locals believed was a dangerous snake spotted on a path by the river Enns.

However when they arrived at the site and examined the suspect reptile they realised it was in fact a rather large, snake-shaped pumpkin.

It's not clear if it was placed there by pranksters or had washed up from the river. 

A dead giant python was fished out of the Enns six years ago, and was presumed to have been dumped there by its owner.

The firemen with their dangerous quarry.



The Local 2014/11/26 16:46

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