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State DEC releases photo of 14-foot python found in Medford

It is illegal to keep reticulated pythons as pets unless someone has a special license.

News 12 Staff

Mar 3, 2023, 3:13 AM

Updated 477 days ago

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A 14-foot python was found along a road in Medford on Valentine's Day.
The New York state Department of Environmental Conservation released the photo of the snake on Thursday.
Officials say the reticulated python was dead when they arrived.
It is illegal to keep that species of snakes as pets unless someone has a special license.
Officials are trying to track down the owner of the snake.


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