TAMPA, Florida. – Snakes on a plane? Not at Tampa International Airport. Transportation Security Administration officers at Tampa International Airport made a shocking discovery when they found a stowaway attempting to pass through security.
According to the TSA, a woman walked through Tampa International Airport with her four-foot emotional support boa constrictor named Bartholomew in a carry-on in December.
Officers found the snake inside its bag when it ran through an X-ray machine.
“There’s a noodle of danger in that bag… Our agents at Tampa International Airport didn’t find it hyssssssterical! Rolled up in a passenger’s carry-on was a 4′ boa constrictor! a machine x-rays,” the TSA said in an Instagram post.
The message continued: “Do you fancy taking a snake on a plane? Don’t get spaghetti upset by not understanding your airline’s rules. For example, airlines don’t allow ropes on airplanes. hand luggage and only a few allow them to fit in checked bags, if properly packed.”
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The spokesperson said the TSA contacted the airline, which said it could not bring the snake on the plane.
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