A 14-foot-long Burmese python has been found dozing by a preferred Scottish pub.
The reptile was found by two constructing employees who assumed it was asleep till it began slithering away.
Police Scotland mentioned it’s now beneath the care of an area veterinary apply.
The snake was found curled up by a fence reverse the Broomhill Tavern in Greenock, which is presently shut because of Covid rules.
Police mentioned it was one in all a number of snakes noticed within the space.
Inspector Paul Thompson at Greenock Police Station mentioned: “Officers are presently coping with the stories of a variety of sightings of enormous snakes within the Greenock and Gourock space.
“I might urge anybody who could come throughout a snake to not method it, however to name police reporting its place.
“At this stage we’re finishing up native enquiries so as to set up if anybody is lacking any snakes.
“Anybody who will help on this matter is requested to name police on the 101 quantity, quoting the reference quantity 1700 of two February.”
Video of the newest discovery, posted to social media, contains the exclamation: “F****** hell man, have a look at the dimensions of the beast.”
In 2010, a 6ft unique snake was found roaming the streets of Greenock having escaped from an area pet store.