Rattlesnake spotted in Utah neighborhood taken into custody
Jul. 26, 2017
BOUNTIFUL, Utah (AP) — Authorities in Utah have taken a rattlesnake into custody after it was spotted in a city neighborhood.
KUTV-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2v7VN5k ) the Bountiful City Police Department handled the snake on Tuesday.
The snake appears to be a Great Basin rattlesnake, a sub species of the Western rattlesnake.
A tweet credited Bountiful police Officer Syrett with taking the reptile "into protective custody."
The great basin rattler is one of seven dangerous snake species in Utah.
Information from: KUTV-TV, http://www.kutv.com/