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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.

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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.

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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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