A pet boa constrictor takes a shower in the midst of an open fire hydrant on a street in New York City, New York. Boas are one of the most popular snakes to keep as pets.

Photograph by Erik Guzowski, MyShot
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6 - 12 and up

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A short article on the dangers of owning exotic animals as pets.