DETROIT - Residents in a Detroit neighborhood were startled to see an 18-foot reticulated python slither onto the roof of a garage Thursday, WJBK reported.
The reptile, named Julia, crawled up the building and onto the shingles over the garage, according to WXYZ.
The snake’s owner, Devin Jones-White, who was at work when his 8-year-old pet got free from its cage, eventually showed up to retrieve his pet.
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"When everybody came out and crowded around her, she was spooked even more with the crowd," Jones-White told WJBK. "That's why she never came down and stayed up there, doing her own thing."
Jones-White said it was his fault Julia slithered away from her cage.
"(I) didn't put the lock on, probably,” Jones-White told WXYZ. “(But) I was able to get here (and) get her back to her cage quick."
That was a relief to Jones-White’s neighbors.
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