When Maria Boxall found a snake in her luggage following a holiday in Australia, she thought it had been placed there by a member of her family.
She had inadvertently transported The Reptile in her suitcase on a flight from Queensland to Glasgow.
It turned out to be a python, which is not Dangerous .The Snake was curled up inside a Shoe
Mrs Boxall's son-in-law Paul Airlie told the story of the international-travelling snake to an Australian radio station.
He said she had mentioned thinking she had seen a snake in her room Over There before she left but had thought it was gone.
Scottish SPCA Animal Rescue officer Taylor Johnstone said: "I can confirm that we removed a snake from a property in Bridge of Allan.
"I responded to a call from a woman who had just returned from a holiday in Australia who had found a small snake inside her Shoe in her suitcase.The Snake was taken outside and contained until the SSPCA would collect it.