A four-foot long adult corn snake has been found lying on a Cyncoed wheelie bin in Cardiff.

The discovery was made in the central Cardiff area on Wednesday (6 February), and RSPCA Cymru were contacted to come to the rescue.

An appeal for information has now been launched in the hope of finding the owner.

The large patterned orange snake was taken into the care of the RSPCA, before being transferred to a specialist reptile centre in Dudley

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RSPCA Cymru has rescued a corn snake in the Neath area – after it had hitched a lift in a van!

The snake, which is orange in colour, was found inside a van on 8 March. The vehicle had been dropped off at a scrap yard on Neath Abbey Road in the town.

Animal collection officer Ellie West rescued the snake, which is now based in a boarding establishment.

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The RSPCA reunited a snake missing for three months with her owner – after she was spotted under the neighbour’s washing machine.

The animal welfare charity received a call from a surprised member of the public after they found the 3ft corn snake poking out from under his washing machine at 4am on Thursday (23 June).

When Animal Collection Officer (ACO) Kate Wright arrived at the block of flats – Ashwell Place, in Ashwell Street, Leighton Buzzard – the snake … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is investigating after two snakes were found dumped outside in a vivarium in Barrow in Furness.

 

The corn snakes, which are non-venomous constrictors, were found at around 10.30am on Wednesday (14 January) in a gated back street behind Paradise Street, with the rubbish bins.

 

RSPCA inspector Will Lamping said: “It was very cold and it’s unlikely they would have survived very long had they not been found.

 

“Snakes can’t regulate their own body temperatures and … Continue reading…