Investigation Continues into Deadly Snake Found in Saco

Maine Wardens have questioned a person in connection with the deadly, illegal snake found in Saco on Monday.

The nearly five-foot long Gaboon Viper was spotted by a man out walking his dog near the Saco Cinemagic. Wardens say a bite from the snake could kill a person within minutes, if not instantly. The snakes are illegal in Maine and the rest of the US, but animal experts say they can be purchased online. The snakes have the highest venom content of any snake and the longest fangs. They are usually found in Africa.

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About Candace M Hansen

Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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