A ‘whopper’ of a scare at a drive-thru

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EAST MOLINE, Ill.  – The home of the whopper was the home of a boa constricter recently.

“I had a customer complain, and I’m just like, ‘Oh, I just think it’s maybe a garden snake.’ I come out here. I see it’s a huge anaconda-looking snake, so I’m like, ‘Ahh!’ and I run back in and I call the police station. They direct me towards animal control,” Lexie Johnson,Assistant Manager, Burger King

“There was a rather large snake — over six-feet long. It was determined to be a boa constrictor,” Chad Brodersen , East Moline Police.

Employees tried to keep the snake occupied while waiting for the cops.

Customers pulled out their cameras.

Police were able to capture the snake, but the mystery of where it came from is still unanswered.


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