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Snake-infested house traumatizes residents

An eastern Idaho house that's infested with so many snakes that the ground around it appears to move has been abandoned by its traumatized residents, who were told when they bought it that the snakes were was just a story invented by the previous owners to escape their mortgage, reports AP reporter Jessie Bonner. The former residents of the five-bedroom Rexburg home said it was like living in a horror movie; a wildlife biologist says the house likely was built on a winter snake den, where  snakes gather in large numbers to hibernate for the winter. Click below for the full story.

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Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.

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