Anyone who has been affected by the flooding in Texas needs to be cautious of the other flood – of snakes.
Texans whose cities have been deluged by torrential flood waters have another problem to contend with – a tide of more than one thousand snakes seeking shelter in their homes.
Panicked residents of the Lone Star State, as well as those in Oklahoma, which has also been swamped by the floods, have been finding the reptiles slithering into their houses in a bid to escape the rising waters.
Species including the rat snake – which can grow up to six feet long – have been found inside homes, nestled in the wheels of cars and hiding on patios.
Read more: Daily Mail
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