18-foot python has to be rescued from a garage roof after escaping from its owner's home in Detroit

Mail Online | 4/19/2019 | Maxine Shen For Dailymail.com
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A Detroit neighborhood got a slithery surprise when an 18-foot python was discovered creeping across a rooftop after escaping from its cage.

Spectators from all over the neighborhood gathered on the street after a pet reticulated python called Juliet was spotted slithering over the roof of a Detroit home's garage Thursday night.

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In a video posted on Facebook by its neighbor Latonda Harvey, the 18-foot-long snake could be seen winding its way back and forth across the rooftop, seemingly unperturbed by the growing crowd of people, police and dogs below.

About 10 minutes into the video, Juliet's owner, Devin Jones-White, who had been called by a neighbor, could be seen up on the roof, retrieving the errant pet after he rushed home from work.

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'Aw s**t! Aw s**t!' onlookers exclaimed when Jones-White put his arms around the center of the snake — which is nearly as long as the rooftop — and carried her to the edge.

A fearless Jones-White then directed the snake off the roof by first encouraging it to climb down a nearby lamp post.

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When that failed, he then carefully shoved the snake's head off the roof so that she started to stretch her long body towards the pavement below.

Jones-White quickly jumped from the roof, nearly injuring himself when he landed awkwardly on a chain...
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