7-foot python found unattended in Queens apartment building

FLUSHING, Queens -- The tenants of a Queens apartment building got a slithery start to their Sunday after a seven-foot python was found unattended in the building.

The snake was found Sunday morning in a building in Flushing.

Police say it was inside a cage, and was left near a trash chute. The snake was taken to the Bayside Animal Clinic, where it was picked up by its owner.

Fortunately, no one was injured by the snake.
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