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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Snake on a plane out of Reno-Tahoe startles passengers

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Alaska Air flight 2706, operated by Horizon air, had an unlikely stowaway today: a snake. A black-and-white snake was spotted slithering below passenger seats on the plane. When spotted, the snake was quickly recognized as a pet.

The snake-owner’s sister identified the reptile, which had somehow gotten into her luggage. She grabbed it and put it in a box.

She says it is a very friendly snake, said a passenger who shot the video and wanted to remain anonymous.

The flight was heading from Reno/Tahoe to Portland.

Bob Conrad
Bob Conradhttp://thisisreno.com
Bob Conrad is publisher, editor and co-founder of This Is Reno. He has served in communications positions for various state agencies and earned a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2011. He is also a part time instructor at UNR and sits on the boards of the Nevada Press Association and Nevada Open Government Coalition.

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