BIDDEFORD, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Is Wessie back? Or is it just another large snake slithering on the loose in Maine?

Six-foot boa constrictor found on the loose in Biddeford. Ctsy Southern Maine Animal Control Group
Southern Maine Animal Control Group member holds up the long reptile. 

Residents of a home on High Street in Biddeford called animal control after they discovered a six-foot long red tailed boa constrictor on their porch on Tuesday, June 27. An animal control officer brought the boa to the Animal Welfare Society where it was cared for until its owners claimed it.Owning a red tailed boa is legal in the state of Maine.