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Police: 20 Burmese Pythons Seized From Salt Lake County Home

Authorities in Utah have seized 20 Burmese pythons from a home in Salt Lake County that police say were being kept without a exotic or dangerous animal permit. 

KUTV-TV reported that a probable cause affidavit said a 64-year-old man sold a baby Burmese python to an undercover police officer. Police then got a search warrant for his home where they found marijuana, a gun, more than $2,000 and the other pythons, 10 of which were more than 10 feet long. Police said the man had not possessed a permit since 2017. He has not yet been charged by the Salt Lake County district attorney’s office.