Sparing you the details … rest in peace, toilet snake, which was no match for what came next. There was a garden hoe, a shovel and branch cutters involved. You can get the picture.
"A Texas Boy Found a Rattlesnake in a Toilet. Then a Snake Catcher Found 23 More." is from the February 03, 2017 Animalia section of The Washington Post. It was written by Sarah Larimer and narrated by Jill Melancon.