State pulls kids from snake home

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The state of New Mexico removed three young children from a Northeast Heights Albuquerque home Monday as cops and city workers removed more than 50 snakes and other reptiles. A city worker described the home as “disgusting.” A neighbor called the situation “creepy.”

Albuquerque animal control officers pulled snakes, lizards, and rats from a home near Tramway and Montgomery boulevards.

Residents of Las Kivas Apartments where the reptiles were found said they had no idea their neighbors were hoarding cold-blooded animals and their prey.

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