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Snakes alive! Living Planet Aquarium anaconda moved

Published: Thursday, July 2 2015 4:28 a.m. MDT

An anaconda is measured while being moved to an off-site location at the Living Planet Aquarium in Sandy on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. The aquarium is in the process of moving all its animals in preparation for the opening of the new site in Draper that is expected to open in mid to late-December of this year. The anaconda's length was 14 feet, 2 inches. Staff members Karen Sprague, right, Jocelyn Haley, Brian Marquez, Chris Barela, Jessica Brostowitz, SanShi Glover and Liz Bergin struggle to keep hold of the anxious snake during measurement. (Laura Seitz, Deseret News) An anaconda is measured while being moved to an off-site location at the Living Planet Aquarium in Sandy on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. The aquarium is in the process of moving all its animals in preparation for the opening of the new site in Draper that is expected to open in mid to late-December of this year. The anaconda's length was 14 feet, 2 inches. Staff members Karen Sprague, right, Jocelyn Haley, Brian Marquez, Chris Barela, Jessica Brostowitz, SanShi Glover and Liz Bergin struggle to keep hold of the anxious snake during measurement. (Laura Seitz, Deseret News)

SANDY — This was more than just finding a snake in the grass.

The Living Planet Aquarium's anaconda Thursday was moved off-site from the aquarium location in Sandy. The aquarium is in the process of moving all its animals in preparation for the opening of the new site in Draper that is expected to open in mid- to late December of this year.

The anaconda measures 14 feet, 2 inches.

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