DEC: Authorities safely relocate rattlesnake found at Monroe convent

Environmental conservation officers responded to a call about a rattlesnake found at a convent in Monroe. 
The Department of Environmental Conservation says resident sisters at the Queen of Apostles Convent found a timber rattlesnake warming itself outside the main entrance of the building. 
Officers contained the snake in a plastic container and relocated it to a safe area. 
The DEC has more information on timber rattlesnakes on its website.
Source: Department of Environmental Conservation