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Workers discover foot-long snake at Honolulu Harbor

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Updated: Jun. 11, 2018 at 5:45 PM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A slinky stowaway was discovered at Honolulu Harbor on Monday, the second snake found in Hawaii in the past few days.

The call for the foot-long reptile came in when workers were loading cars from a ship. The ship arrived Friday.

Officials have yet to identify the type of snake. It was taken to the state Department of Agriculture office at the airport.

Another snake, a 5-foot-long ball python, was captured in Hilo last weekend by county workers.

Snakes do not have natural predators on the islands, but do pose a threat to the environment.

Anyone who discovers illegal animals should call the PEST hotline at (808) 643-7378.

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