Biddeford Resident Fresh Out of Snakes, Charm

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biddeford residentBIDDEFORD – A former Biddeford resident said the state had no justification in killing snakes it seized from her 133 Foss St. apartment in August and now wants to educate the public about the often misunderstood reptiles. Though staff from the Maine Warden Service took four snakes – a Columbian boa named Zeus, a Hot Island boa named DiNozzo, a silver Trans-Pecos rat snake and an albino Burmese python named Adidas – Karrie Herring is only charged with one count of importing or receiving wildlife without a permit. The Burmese python, who was 13, is not allowed in Maine and Herring said she bought the snake through Craigslist from a person in Sanford. “We went to go look at her and she wasn’t in healthy condition,” Herring said, adding that Adidas had a respiratory infection and mites.  (read more at the Biddeford Saco OOB Courier)

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