The next time you’re upset that some brave men and women from the Transportation Security Administration took your shoes off and put your laptop in the trash, remember what they’re dealing with.
This week was the snake. big snake. Her TSA agent who signed up to work with snakes is not alive.
Agents at the Tampa International Airport got more than they bargained for when they stumbled across a woman’s emotional support boa constrictor crammed into a suitcase.
Agents discovered it when the suitcase it was in went through an X-ray machine. After two double takes and a “hey what are you looking at?” they confronted the owner.
This snake was named Bathholomew, a boa constrictor. Could it even be a pet boa constrictor if you don’t use alliteration names?
The snake’s owner informed the agents that Bartholomew was her emotional support animal. The agent had the airline call them, but they said they would never do it.
Most airlines don’t allow snakes in carry-on baggage because snakes have proven to be the hoodinis of the reptilian world. However, some allow snakes in checked baggage.
Keep your emotional support animals in check
What Emotional Support Animals Gain road It’s out of control everywhere, not just on planes.
If running away means compromising someone else’s emotional well-being, I don’t think it should be counted as an emotional support animal.
some people Fatal I am afraid of snakes. Now imagine such a person trapped in a metal tube he was 30,000 feet in the air. That would be a much bigger problem than someone who couldn’t stand the thought of being home for a week.
I’m afraid of birds If someone unleashed a canary of emotional support, even if it was by chance, I would barricade myself in the bathroom until I landed.
If you have to fly, keep your pet at home and at least avoid packing it in a suitcase.
You don’t have to ask me that…
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