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Corn snake reunited with owner one year after ‘esssscape’

a small corn snake on the edge of a water dish

We have reunited a young corn snake with his owner after he went missing a year ago.

The reptile was handed in to our Glasgow Animal Rescue and Rehoming Centre on 2 October after he was found outside in a residential area of Airdrie.

Centre assistant manager, Rachel Mansfield, said, “We put out a post on social media and managed to reunite the snake, named Emett, with his owner.

“We were shocked when the owner revealed he had been missing for a year!

“As Emett was just a tiny baby when they got him, he had managed to get out through a small gap. Snakes are notorious escape artists and can often squeeze through much smaller spaces than you might think.

“It’s amazing that this snake has managed to survive outside for a year through different temperatures and changes in weather- as well as eating goodness knows what!

“Since being home Emett has enjoyed a nice bath, a good meal and had a good full shed too.

“We’re always delighted to reunite an animal with their owner, whatever shape or size the animal might be!”

If anyone finds an animal in distress they should call our animal helpline on 03000 999 999.




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