TSA finds ‘emotional support’ snake hidden in carry-on bag
A traveler was stopped after Transportation Security Administration officers encountered an ‘emotional support’ snake hidden in luggage.
A four-feet boa constrictor, was spotted on a security checkpoint X-ray at Tampa International Airport.
Its owner maintained it was her emotional support snake called Bartholomew.
“Our officers didn’t find this hysssterical,” a TSA Instagram post said.
“TSA notified the airline, which ruled that there was not going to be a snake on their plane.”
In recent weeks a dog and a cat have both been found in carry-on bags at security screening.