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Python captured in Calif. parking lot

Sept. 30, 2011 at 1:13 PM

BUENA PARK, Calif., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Authorities in Buena Park, Calif., said they captured a 6-foot python a man spotted slithering underneath a car in a parking lot.

Buena Park police said the man saw the snake Tuesday in the parking lot along the 8100 block of La Palma Avenue, and animal control officers arrived on scene and captured the python, KTLA-TV, Los Angeles, reported Friday.

Police said they believe the snake to be an escaped pet and they are trying to identify the owner.

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