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Box of live reptiles delivered to wrong New York address

New York's Port Chester Police Department said officers responded to a home where a box of live reptiles was delivered to the wrong address. <a href="https://www.facebook.com/PortChesterPolice/posts/pfbid0657GfoC2Be5kTU4PBqtLzVUgjpobT7yEzJ9bzhrPoB2VovYGHuNvnpbUnDmgwpe1l">Photo courtesy of the Port Chester Police Department/Facebook</a>
New York's Port Chester Police Department said officers responded to a home where a box of live reptiles was delivered to the wrong address. Photo courtesy of the Port Chester Police Department/Facebook

Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Police in New York responded to a home on a report of an unusual situation: a box of live reptiles was delivered to the wrong address.

The Port Chester Police Department said in a Facebook post that the resident was "quite startled" to open the box that arrived at their home and discover it was filled with live reptiles, including "lizards and iguanas."

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"After catching all the animals we secured them until a local animal sanctuary can pick them up for safekeeping," the department said.

The post asked anyone who was expecting a box of reptiles that didn't arrive to contact police.

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