Tulsa police: Beware of dangerous animals found in floodwaters

TULSA, Okla. — Tulsa police put out a warning on their Facebook page Saturday as floodwaters rise in the Tulsa area.

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We were just informed that Water Moccasins have been found in flood waters, please take extra precautions. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agkistrodon_piscivorus #2019tulsaflood

Posted by Tulsa Police Department on Saturday, May 25, 2019

Several dangerous animals could be found in floodwaters -- as well as other potentially toxic debris.

Mayor G.T. Bynum reminded residents at a news conference Friday not to allow children (or other adults) swim or play in the floodwater:

VIDEO: Mayor Bynum warning about kids playing in floodwaters

NEW VIDEO: Mayor Bynum is warning parents to stop allowing their children to play in Tulsa's rising floodwaters. "You outta be ashamed of yourself." FLOODING UPDATES >>> http://bit.ly/2JxHSgi

Posted by FOX23 News on Friday, May 24, 2019