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Slithering snake surprises unsuspecting tenant

STATEN ISLAND, NY (CNN) - You know the old saying, "look before you leap"? Perhaps now you'll look before you sit.

A four-foot-long California King snake slithered out of a toilet bowl in Staten Island, New York.

The terrified tenant sprayed it with bathroom cleaner, then called the super.

It took a plumber 30 minutes to fish the reptile out.

The snake is non-venomous, and likely lived as a pet in another apartment.

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