850 snakes found in the garage of animal control officer in New York, who is dealing illegally with the prohibited reptiles. Authorities’ exertion in with some of the hundreds of snakes taken from the house of Richard Parrinello’s Long Island home.
Richard Parrinello was in possession of 850 snakes including the Burmese pythons. These are some of the available reptiles you can found from his home, where he operates his illegal business, according to reports of several international news site on Friday, September 20, 2013.
Reports said, the two Burmese pythons were found is measures six-feet long each. The said pythons are illegal in the state of New York, as stated by Suffolk County SPCA Chief Roy Gross. Burmese pythons can grow to 30 feet (9 meters) long and are “an accident waiting to happen“, he added.
More or less Parrinello inventory cost $500,000, including all the snakes and pythons, turtles and turtle eggs stored in his garage that turned into habitat place for the reptiles, reports added.
Authority send the reptiles to an animal sanctuary, meanwhile, the accused is cooperating with investigators and faces multiple charges of owning the pythons and operating a business without a permit.