Second Boa Constrictor of Summer Found in Olmsted Park

The Brookline TAB reports two of the South American snakes — almost certainly abandoned — have been found recently in Olmsted Park, which sits at the border between JP and Brookline.

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Frederick Law Olmsted designed the park that bears his name to provide a respite from the pressures of modern life through the rejuvenating power of the natural landscape.There is no evidence that he factored boa constrictors into the equation.On Tuesday, July 28, around 12:30 p.m., Brookline Officer David Cheung was sent to Pond Avenue on the report of a 4-foot boa constrictor discovered by a man walking in Olmsted Park.The native of South America was found in the woods east of the Pond Ave.

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