11-foot python rescued from vacant Pullman home dies

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PULLMAN — Officials at Washington State University's veterinary college say an 11-foot-long python rescued from a vacant home in Colfax, Wash., has died.

KREM-TV reports that vet school officials say the snake found Oct. 9 was dehydrated and suffered from a systemic ailment. Its muscles were also deteriorating.

A landlord found the snake curled around a heater in the home.

The snake died Oct. 12.