I'll remember to look up next time I'm shopping in a store that sells gardening supplies...

Picture this...you walk into Lowe's on Youree Drive in Shreveport. You need to update your garden at the house, so you head on over to the gardening supplies. But lo and behold, you feel a sharp bite! It's a 4-and-a-half-foot copperhead snake that's slithered it's way out of a tree in the store! Scary!!!

Okay...so that did NOT happen here in Shreveport, but it did actually happen to a Lowe's employee in North Carolina.

According to the East Lincoln Fire Department Facebook page:

"This could happen at any store that sells trees. So, be mindful when shopping for gardening supplies."

Hopefully the employee is not too seriously hurt.

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