The residents of Meadow Lakes, Alaska are understandably a bit concerned. A 17-foot-long pet python has somehow gone missing.
The serpent's owner has gone door-to-door warning neighbors that the bright-yellow and white animal is on the loose. Officials recommend small pets be brought inside while the hunt is on for the snake.
In mildly calming news, pythons are not venomous. Instead, the snakes kill their prey by constriction. It's worth noting that this particular python weighs a hundred pounds...
Source: Associated Press