JURUPA VALLEY (CBSLA.com) — A very big, and very dead, snake was discovered at a Riverside County dump this week.
An albino Burmese python measuring 17 feet and 7 inches long was discovered Monday by workers at the Agua Mansa Transfer Station in Jurupa Valley.READ MORE: Exclusive Video: Glenn Allen Brooks, 61, Of Huntington Beach Arrested Thursday In Connection To Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol Riot
Riverside County Animal Services officials say it would be difficult to determine what caused the snake’s death, but it’s likely it died of natural causes and the owner illegally dumped it without detection.READ MORE: DUI Suspect Arrested In Deadly Traffic Collision That Killed 2 People On 110 Freeway In South LA Sunday
The python will be properly disposed of by Riverside County Animal Services.MORE NEWS: LAPD Report On Echo Park Protest Says Better System For Tracking Projectiles And Dealing With Independent Journalists Needed
The agency said it has impounded similar snakes in past years, but those creatures were alive and had somehow escaped their pet owners’ properties.