In Japan high speed train had to make an emergency stop due to the discovery of a snake in one of the wagons, said railway communication of the country.
A female passenger noticed a brown snake that wrapped around the armrest through the gap in the seats. "We don't know how the snake got on the train, whether it is wild or a pet," said Haruhiko, Taikobo, the representative of Japan Rail Central.
The bullet train left Tokyo when she noticed the snake and reported it to the conductor. It was decided to make an emergency stop in Hamamatsu. Police already were at the scene to pick up the snake, which was 30 cm in length, and was considered not toxic.
"We believe that the operation went smoothly," said Taikobo. "The snake was caught during one minute, and the train arrived in Hiroshima without any delay."
While snakes Pets are not allowed on Board high-speed trains, cocchi and dogs can be transported on the transport, if the owners will pay for their transportation. Also animals must be in special cells, so as not to disturb other travelers.
This is not the first occasion when the snake was found on the high-speed train. In 2011, the Honduran milk snake with a length of 1 meter was discovered on the train.
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