Malkames finished up her transaction as quickly as possible, crossing her fingers that she wasn’t harming the snake in the process. She then ran inside to let the staff know they had a snake situation, and they were just as shocked and confused about it as she was.
“I was afraid it was gonna poke its head out as I put the pump back in the holder,” Malkames wrote.
It took a little while, but eventually the gas station workers were able to get the snake safely out of the gas pump. It’s still a mystery how the snake got inside in the first place — perhaps he was just trying to play a prank on all the unsuspecting gas station customers? If that was his goal, it definitely worked.