CHICAGO (CBS)–A six-foot-long boa constrictor was found in south suburban Frankfort Wednesday night, according to police.
Frankfort Police Chief John Burica said the massive reptile was found near Ironwood Drive and Stonebridge Road around 8:30 p.m. and didn’t appear to be alive.
A responding officer put the snake under a warm light until the snake showed signs of life.
The boa was transferred Thursday morning. to the Chicago Reptile House in Orland Park, according to police.
The breeder for the Chicago Reptile House said they’d take the snake to the vet because it appeared to be in poor health.
Police said they have not identified the owner and think it may have been abandoned.