Boa constrictor offered for photos on beach is confiscated

The snake on show. :
The snake on show. : / L. NEWBY
  • The 1.5-metre-long snake was seen on La Malagueta being used for photo opportunities

The animal protection branch of the Local Police in Malaga have confiscated a 1.5-metre-long boa constrictor snake which was seen on La Malagueta beach being offered for photo opportunities in exchange for money.

It was confiscated after its handler, a 35-year-old Slovakian, was unable to produce documents proving ownership and his transportation method, a leather bag, was deemed insufficient for a "dangerous wild animal".