A French woman's apartment had a royal python in it for two days before she finally discovered it crawling toward her front door on Sunday.
Prior to that, the snake had been hiding in the woman's closet.
"I immediately understood that this snake had been in my apartment for two days because my cat was acting strangely,
the woman whose name was Alexandra told the French publication Midi Libre.
"I immediately understood that this snake had been in my apartment for two days."
"The snake had managed to squeeze its way under the cabinet, and then it went to the wall next to the front entrance.
I was scared beyond description.In order to get rid of the snake, the fire department was called out to the premises.
Royal pythons are a species of python that are indigenous to West and Central Africa. They are often referred to as ball pythons.