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ARCHER CITY (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — An unwelcome visitor at a North Texas museum curled up in a very popular spot. The discovery of the nearly 6-foot snake was a surprise for a worker, who quickly summoned help.

According to the Wichita Falls Times Record News, the snake was safely removed from a toilet at the Archer County Museum.

Worker Mary Ann Levy was opening the museum in Archer City on Sunday when she came upon the rat snake.

Sheriff’s Deputy Tina Robertson was supervising an inmate crew mowing the grounds of the nearby courthouse. A trustee happened to know about snakes and helped extricate the coiled creature.

The reptile was placed in a cardboard box and is being handed over to a breeder.

Archer City is about 100 miles northwest of Fort Worth.

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