Shoppers at a local Walmart were taken aback by a surprising and unexpected visitor over the weekend. According to a Facebook post by Even Shane, a snake was discovered and subsequently captured inside the Crowley Walmart store, causing a mixture of fear and fascination among customers.

Eyewitnesses were startled when they noticed the slithering serpent wrapped around what appeared to be a surveillance camera near Aisle G3, an area typically stocked with diabetic care products. In an unusual turn of events, it seemed that the aisle had unintentionally become a temporary reptile habitat.

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Videos shared on social media captured the moment of the snake's discovery, with audible gasps and whispers filling the air as customers observed the unexpected spectacle. In one video, an associate was seen attempting to coax the snake down from its perch using what appeared to be a cane. Despite the associate's efforts, the reptile seemed determined to hold its ground.

Another video depicted a Walmart employee quickly reacting to the situation by carefully placing a bag over the snake.

A photograph shared by Even Shane showcased the employee holding the captured snake, suggesting that the daring rescue mission had been successful and the snake was safely removed from its elevated position above the merchandise.

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While it is not uncommon to encounter birds, insects, or other pests in large retail stores like Walmart, Home Depot, or Lowe's, the presence of a snake is a rarity. Shoppers expressed their surprise, with some admitting that they could not recall ever witnessing such an incident within a retail establishment.

Despite the unexpected reptile encounter, the Walmart store in Crowley remained open for business throughout the incident. However, for those hoping to experience a reptile petting zoo, it was clarified that the store does not currently offer such an attraction.

Store management has not provided an official statement regarding the incident or how the snake found its way inside the store. Nevertheless, the unexpected guest certainly made for a memorable shopping experience for the customers and employees present at the Crowley Walmart.

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