Snake Escape

December 2006
Weekly Reader News - Senior;12/8/2006, Vol. 85 Issue 13, p7
The article reports that Slim, the ball python of the Hauppauge Middle School in Long Island, New York, has been returned to its tank in a sixth-grade science classroom four weeks after it escaped. School principal Maryann Fletcher said that Slim was part of their school family for six years, and they were worried when he went missing. No one was worried that Slim would hurt anyone because ball pythons are gentle snakes. The school put out heaters and boxes of crickets to lure it out of hiding.


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