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Published:May 14th, 2014 12:29 EST

Woman Finds African Python in her Bathroom

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A Texas woman received a huge, slithery surprise in her bathroom earlier this month -- and it wasn`t the kind you can trap in a little cup. Ahem ... it was a twelve foot African Python.


The 50-year-old single mom said the creature probably slithered in to her home when she left the back door open while she was giving her guinea pigs a bath."


When we find an unwelcome surprise in the bathroom, it usually means grandpa forgot to flush, and left a giant turd swimming in the toilet.

But a Texas woman found an unwelcome and dangerous surprise in the bathroom: A giant African Python.

Everything is bigger in Texas; I`m not surprised the lady didn`t find a tiny garter snake, but a huge Python in her bathroom.

The terrified woman called 911, the cops managed to get the Python into a trash can, where it stayed until animal control officer picked it up the following morning.

The woman and her guinea pigs are shaken, but OK.

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