You'll never guess what this snake swallowed - Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com

You'll never guess what this snake swallowed

Posted: Updated:
TAMPA (FOX 13) -

Some local vets performed an unusual surgery today on a 6-foot boa constrictor in Tampa.

Veterinarians say the snake accidentally swallowed an entire towel while eating a rat. After getting X-rays, medical personnel determined it would need surgery to save its life.

Doctors from BluePearl Veterinary Partners performed the complex surgery this afternoon.

The snake -- named Killer -- is expected to make a full recovery.

Powered by WorldNow

KDFW FOX 4
400 N. Griffin Street
Dallas, Texas 75202

Main Station Directory:
(214) 720-4444
News Fax:
(214) 720-3263 or (214) 720-3333

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices