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Big boa on the loose in Boca Raton

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BOCA RATON, FL (WFLA) - A big boa constrictor has a Boca Raton neighborhood on edge.

WPTV reports the big snake has been spotted in various places: trees, bushes, even someone’s porch. 

Residents who have seen the reptile estimate it is at least five feet long.  That’s leading to concern over pet safety.

A wildlife sanctuary official says someone either intentionally released the boa, or it escaped. 

Boca Raton Police told WPTV the next time the snake is spotted, they will call a trapper.

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