A slithering surprise: 4-foot rat-eating snake found crawling through Bronx living room

Slithering 4-foot snake surprises Bronx family

NEW YORK — A nearly 4-foot-long snake that eats rodents has been caught after crawling through a Bronx family’s living room where it startled three children. Police said Maria Dominguez called 911 at about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday and said that the yellow rat snake had sneaked into her family’s fourth-floor apartment.

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