The search is on for the owner of a Calafornian King snake, which was found on a front lawn in Lockerbie. 'Elvis' is being looked after by a reptile-loving family until his owner is found.
The SSPCA has given the temporary home the approval but Elvis will be moved to a reptile shop to be made more comfortable.
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