Tulsa, Okla. - QUICK FACTS:
- A Tulsa woman had a surprising start to her day when she found a snake in her silverware drawer
- The woman says she opened the drawer to see the snake on top of her silverware. At first she thought it was a toy or a joke from her teenage daughter, but when she reached for it, the snake snapped at her.
- She called pest control who came and put it outside. By the time pest control got there, the snake had slithered over to her dish washer and fell inside.
- Oklahoma wildlife experts have identified that snake as a Texas brown. It is non-venomous and feeds on insects and slugs.
- Experts say it’s not uncommon to find snakes in drawers, as they are usually following their food (bugs) into the house
- If you are dealing with an unfamiliar animal of any kind, its advised you call an expert in to get rid of the animal. Even non-venomous animals can be harmful.
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