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Missing 17-Foot-Long, 100-Lb. Python Named Sam Returns to Alaska Home

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Darla Erskine/Matanuska-Susitna Borough Animal Shelter via AP

Alright, everybody, you can come out from your hiding places: Sam is on the lam no more!

According to the Associated Press, who reported the story, a 17-foot-long, 100-lb. Burmese python, whose disappearance 14 days ago worried a community in Alaska, is now back home.

Sam, who dined on a 25-lb. rabbit before he went missing in Meadow Lakes, randomly reappeared on Monday in his owner’s living room.

The snake’s owner, David Hyde, said he did not know where Sam spent those 14 days, the AP reported — roof tar marks on Sam’s lengthy body could indicate a possible hideout.

Sam came back when Hyde left his front door open. “I thought it’d be OK to leave my door open so I could come and go as I was working on chores,” Hyde said. “And there he was.”