Woman finds 3-foot snake slithering across top of toilet

Police in Austria responded to the home of a woman who went into her bathroom and discovered a 3-foot snake slithering across the top of her toilet.

The Vienna Police said officers responded to an apartment in the capital where a woman had discovered the snake on top of the toilet in her bathroom.

Police contacted wildlife authorities and the snake, a nonvenomous python, was safely captured and taken to a shelter. It was later transferred to the Forchtenstein Reptiles Zoo.

Investigators said the snake is believed to be an escaped pet, and officials are attempting to find the animal’s owner.