Residents of Marseille were able to spot a very large snake in a city park. First identified as a “boa constrictor”, it would only be a species of snake.
Fear has settled in the streets of the city. In Marseille, the city communicated on Sunday on the presence of a “boa constrictor” in a basin in Parc Pastré.
Panic at Pastré Park
“A boa constrictor has been seen in the 2nd basin of Parc Pastré, on the equestrian center side. We call on you to be extremely vigilant. The teams from the City of Marseille are on site to resolve the situation. We will keep you informed of the follow-up operations”, launched the city on social networks.
u274cu26a0ufe0fA boa constrictor was seen in the 2nd basin of Parc Pastré, on the equestrian center side. We call on you to be extremely vigilant.
The City of Marseille teams are on site to resolve the situation. We will keep you informed of the rest of the operations. pic.twitter.com/ox9dO7Q13c
— City of Marseille (@marseille) July 31, 2022
During this time, the teams of the city accompanied by the sailors-firefighters went on the spot to try to apprehend the animal, reports The Parisian.
A grass snake
Quickly, several testimonies of his presence accompanied by photographs were reported to the firefighters. They came to a conclusion: it was a grass snake. The animal “evolving in its natural environment”, its presence in the park was normal. “The animal does not represent a danger for walkers, as long as it is not disturbed”, affirmed the relief cited by our colleagues.
On social networks, Internet users did not fail to smile at the final revelation of this story. “Always in the exaggeration in #Marseille; all this for… a boa”, asks Patrick.
“Oh fada you saw the boa constrictor in Pastré?! I love my city Marseille”, adds “Zef”.