Three meter long snake near a playground in Torrox

They capture an adult snake of three meters near a playground in Torrox (Málaga) (Association of Municipalities of the Costa del Sol-Axarquía / EP)

Three meter long snake near a playground in Torrox

Specialists of the company that provides the service of collecting animals for the Commonwealth of Municipalities of the Costa del Sol-Axarquía have captured an adult snake three meters long and between 20 and 25 centimeters in diameter in the vicinity of a children ‘s playground. Malaga municipality of Torrox .

As reported by the Commonwealth in a statement, the capture occurred on the afternoon 05/24/2019 Wednesday near a playground located in the neighborhood of Generation 27, in the core of Torrox Costa, after parents alerted the Local Police of the presence of the reptile in the vicinity.

The snake was released in a rustic and unpopulated area north of Torrox

The agents contacted the specialists of the animal health park and guarded the animal until their arrival, the statement added, stating that the snake, of a non-poisonous species that could be harmful when defending itself, put up resistance when they tried to trap it. , so the capture was complicated.

The specialists later released the reptile in a rustic and unpopulated area of the north of the municipality, in a cool place with reeds, because the regulations state that this type of animals should be deposited in a similar habitat and within the same population.

The reptile is a non-poisonous species but can be harmful when defending