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Boa constrictor awakened New York man after the fall from the bedroom ceiling

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A man in Pulaski, New York woke up with a disturbing surprise at the end of last month: a boa constrictor.

The snake fell from the ceiling and landed on the man, who was not identified, the New York Department of Environmental Conservation announced Wednesday.

Matt Foster, a department agent, arrived at the home on 29 June after “a panicked caller reported that a large snake had fallen from the ceiling on a subject to sleep in his bedroom,” the state Department of Environmental Conservation said in a statement.

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After research, Stimulating in particular the red-tailed boa constrictor, an estimated 6 feet long, escaped from its enclosure in the apartment above the man’s and somehow managed to the ceiling.

The 6 metre hose, pictured above, is returned to the owner after the incident.

(New York Department of Environmental Conservation)

The agency says that the snake fell from the ceiling of the downstairs apartment, where he landed on a man sleeping in bed.

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The man was not injured.

The hose, which the department said it is legal to keep as pets in New York, was returned to the owner.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Madeline Farber is a Reporter for Fox News. You can follow her on Twitter @MaddieFarberUDK.

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