Three huge snakes have been found dead at a Scots loch next to a number of bags of rubbish.
The horror discovery was made by a member of public near Carbeth Loch in Blanefield, Stirlingshire, on January 8.
The Boa Constrictors – normally frequented in tropical South America – were found dumped among the litter and next to a fly-tipping spot.
Their cause of death currently remains unknown. The Scottish SPCA has launched an investigation into the discovery, which charity officers described as ‘very concerning’.
Scottish SPCA inspector Mairi Wright said: “The snakes were found at one of the entrances to Carbeth Huts next to Carbeth Loch. They were lying close together, next to bags of rubbish at a fly-tipping spot.
“We are unsure of the cause of death for these reptiles, but the circumstances they were found in are very concerning. We are keen to ascertain what happened to these snakes and how they came to be there.
This article by Ruth Suter was first published by The Daily Record on 13 January 2023. Lead Image: The snakes were found dead among the rubbish (Image: SSPCA).
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