FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – A woman hiking in the Ocala National Forest came across a rare find.
A four-foot rainbow snake.READ MORE: Sports Car Wedged Under Big Rig In Miami Crash, Passenger Rescued
It’s the first time one has been seen in the wild in 50 years.READ MORE: AAA: Gas Prices Rise Across Florida As Oil Prices Surge; Average Price For Gallon Of Regular At $3.22
Experts say the snake, which is non-venomous and harmless, is highly aquatic and primary lives among aquatic vegetation which is why they are rarely seen.MORE NEWS: Free Rapid At-Home COVID-19 Tests Can Be Ordered Online Starting Wednesday
The last time anyone saw the species was back in 1969.