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Suffolk County SPCA Officer Removes Black Racer Snake From A Medford Garage

On Wednesday, May 17, 2017, a Medford resident frantically alerted a Suffolk County SPCA Detective who was in the area on an unrelated matter, that a large snake was in their garage.  SPCA Det. Dominic Mozzone who has attended the agencies dangerous reptile training, was ready and able to safely remove the 6 foot long black racer snake from their home.  The snake, that is  indigenous to our area, was release in a wooded area. The black racer is non venomous. Black racer snakes also know as eastern racers,  are typically found in open woodlands or along the edges of wetlands.

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