Mississippi AC technician find python curled up inside AC unit

Published 7:02 am Thursday, September 26, 2019

A heating, ventilation and air conditioning technician found a slithering surprise while repairing an outdoor unit at a Mississippi home.

WLOX-TV reports that what started as a typical day for technician Conner Smith quickly turned into an episode on National Geographic after Smith found a ball python inside the HVAC unit.

Homeowner Steve Ramos says he heard Smith say “whoa,” but he thought Smith was shocked by the repair work.

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Smith told Ramos he found the homeowner’s snake. But Ramos doesn’t own a ball python.

Smith says it’s not uncommon to find animals, especially reptiles, inside AC units.

Ramos says finding the snake explained a few household mysteries, such as why his dogs were barking at a nearby tree.

But one mystery remains: Where did the ball python come from?