Reptile consultants have been contacted after a “giant snake” was noticed Tuesday within the schoolyard at Chemong Public Faculty within the village of Bridgenorth, Ont.

Principal Debbie Pressure, in an electronic mail to folks and guardians, famous {that a} “giant snake” was noticed in a tree within the schoolyard throughout the afternoon.

She stated college students have been ordered to remain indoors and await an official with the Indian River Reptile and Dinosaur Park to attend. A college employees member confirmed a photograph of the snake to reptile sanctuary curator Bry Loyst to assist with its identification.

Loyst recognized the slithery customer as a typical garter snake which was not within the space when he arrived.

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“We regarded for about an hour, however we discovered nothing,” Loyst advised International Information Peterborough by way of electronic mail.

Pressure famous garter snakes are generally present in fields and grassy areas and “don’t pose any important security issues to folks.”

“We remind college students to let a instructor know instantly in the event that they see an animal on college property,” she stated.

The Indian River Reptile and Dinosaur Park on Freeway 7 east of Peterborough is dwelling to 400 reptiles from around the globe and is taken into account Canada’s largest reptile non-profit sanctuary.

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