It’s very common to see little dogs on planes. I get it, some people have anxiety about flying and if having that little dog on your lap helps – do it. But this is Florida. We do things differently here in the sunshine state. As this Florida Woman in Tampa showed with her Emotional Support Boa Constrictor.
Here’s what happened. The Transportation Security Administration says that a woman attempted to bring an “emotional support pet” boa constrictor snake onto a plane back in December. She had hidden the snake in her carry on bag and pushed it through the X-Ray. I really planned on posting the Samuel L Jackson meme here, but, that would be too obvious.
Snake on a plane? This is a @TSA X-ray of Bartholomew, a boa constrictor who was in a traveler's carry-on bag at @FlyTPA last month. Woman claimed the snake was her emotional support pet. TSA notified the airline, which ruled that there was not going to be a snake on their plane! pic.twitter.com/kSg6YeRluU— Lisa Farbstein, TSA Spokesperson (@TSA_Northeast) January 6, 2023
So with all the holdups, delays, and cancellations at the airports last month. Here’s another. Tampa airport security was held up while a woman tried to bring a 4 foot boa constrictor onto the plane. I get it though, if she’d have checked that bag who knows where it would have ended up.