Snake ashore: Coast Guard given a shock as a snake is found on Co Cork beach – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views
January 17, 2019

Snake ashore: Coast Guard given a shock as a snake is found on Co Cork beach

Image Source: Youghal Coast Guard Facebook

A member of the Youghal Coast Guard was given a surprise encounter recently after they discovered a snake washed ashore whilst walking in the beach.

The rather unusual find which has become something viral sensation on social media was made on Thursday afternoon.

In a post on their Facebook page, The Youghal Coast Guard said they discovered the 1.5m snake which is thought to be a california king snake, near the boardwalk.

Although initial reports suggested that it was a turtle-headed sea snake, the Youghal Coast Guard unit said it was more likely to be a California king snake.

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