A Florida resident was running at Robinson Preserve Park, in Bradenton, when they thought they saw a fallen tree branch.
After a second look, the runner discovered the branch was actually a boa constrictor and notified park officials.
The officials called Wildlife Inc., which sent two workers to capture the 100-pound red-tailed boa.
The snake’s demeanor indicated that it may have been a pet that was released by its owner or escaped.
Read more here: http://www.ajc.com/news/news/national/florida-runner-mistakes-snake-tree-branch/nptSr/