Utility worker finds 9-foot python in Eustis

By: Chip Skambis

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EUSTIS, Fla. - Three Lake County deputies caught a 9-foot python that was slithering around Eustis, the Sheriff's Office said. 

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A utility worker said he saw the snake roaming around in the Royal Trails area.

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The deputies were able to catch the snake and keep it contained until wildlife officers arrived.

The python was taken to a local reptile facility. 

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