OH woman calls 911 after recently rescued boa constrictor bites her face

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"I've never heard of this before", the dispatcher said, before urging the woman not to move.

The operator replied her, "Ma'am, you have a what?".

The woman, whose name has not been released, was keeping the boa constrictor as a pet.

The unnamed woman was transported to the hospital, but her injuries from the snake were non-life-threatening.

The shocked dispatcher asked her to clarify what she had on her face and the woman repeated, "Boa constrictor".

Card said the snake, which the woman said was around five feet in length, was biting the woman's nose and just wouldn't let go. A firefighter used a pocketknife to cut off the snake's head.

The ambulance which was immediately dispatched to help the woman found her lying in her midway in Sheffield Lake, the heavy-bodied snake (boa constrictor) was wrapped around woman's neck. "There's blood everywhere.... He's got my nose". Two were boas; the rest are ball pythons.

"Please hurry", the frightened woman, who has not been identified, is heard telling the 911 dispatcher.

Sheffield Lake is about 25 miles west of Cleveland in Lorain County.

"I'm just scared", she said.

"I would imagine the bite was very painful so she's gonna have to put up with that while [SIC] too".

However, the next day, she learned that no good deed goes unpunished and not every snake is gracious to the owner of its new home. And now she's gonna have to make a decision on whether she continues to do this.

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