Kansas mail carrier surprised by red tail boa constrictor snaked around mailbox

- A Kansas letter carrier was unable to carry out some of those Postal Service duties on Friday, after finding a snake on someone’s mailbox, police said.

The scaly creature was found wrapped around the wall-mounted mailbox and railing outside a resident’s home, the Overland Park Police said on Twitter.

The red tail boa constrictor, which appeared on Broadmoor Street, is believed to have broken free from a neighboring home, police told The Kansas City Star. 

Once discovered, the carrier called for help from animal control, police said.

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