Snake discovered in Greatwood water meter box

HOUSTON - If you've lived in Texas long, you know snakes can sometimes pop up in some unusual places. In fact, the Greatwood community sent out a warning to all the families that live in the area after one snake's hiding place was discovered.

The email sent out warned residents not to open their water meter boxes because a worker reading meters found a water moccasin in one of the boxes. The meter reader was not bitten, but got quite a scare.

Water moccasins, also called cottonmouths, are venomous. 

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