Police remove large ball python from St. Pete park

Animals

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) — A large ball python was removed from a park in St. Petersburg Wednesday.

Officer Paul Grata captured the snake with the help a Parks and Rec employee at Dell Holmes Park. Grata pulled the creature out from the bushes by its tail and placed it in a garbage can.

An FWC officer was called to collect it and transport it to a snake rehab facility in Hillsborough County.

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