A huge snake was found in a banana field in Garlands, in the hills near to Maroon Town, St. James yesterday.
The Snake a Jamaican Yellow Boa appears to be shedding.
It is quite rare to discover a big snake in Jamaica. A 7-foot Yellow Boa was found in Black Rock, Portland last year.
There are seven species of snakes on the island which are indigenous to Jamaica, and they are all non-venomous.