In a shocking moment, a landlord in Maine, USA found 19 tarantulas and a python in his home after a tenant left the premises.
In a social media post that went viral, Drew Desjardins, an animal rescuer, posted photos of tarantulas rescued from the owner’s home. Desjardins said four of the 19 tarantulas were dead and the ball python had no water.
Desjardins wrote: “I received a phone call from a nervous owner today about abandoned animals in an apartment in Auburn. 19 tarantulas (4 dead) and all are illegal in Maine and a ball python that had no water. Everything is fine now.
Never a dull moment in my world. ”
By posting the photo of the snake in a bucket full of water, Desjardins also wrote: “Glad to have water again.
Sun Diary reported that Desjardins, who rescues and rehabilitates critters, was called to an apartment in Auburn to save the tarantulas and the snake.
According to Daily mail, tarantulas and pythons are among the few animals banned from being kept as pets in Maine.
Internet users appreciated the efforts of Desjardins on Facebook to save animals. While many said they were afraid of tarantulas and snakes, some expressed their gratitude to Desjardins.