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'Bizarre' finds at student flats

A 6ft snake was among the strange finds at student flats in Glasgow

A 6ft snake and frozen chicken feet are among the "bizarre" items left behind in student flats in Glasgow, a property firm has revealed.

The accommodation provider, Unite, said students departing at the end of term had abandoned items ranging from "the risque to the ridiculous".

Other "bizarre" finds included a 10ft inflatable pool filled with water and a whip with a copy of the Karma Sutra.

Traditional items like mobile phone chargers and books were also recovered.

6ft snake
Pole dancing pole
Life-size skeleton
A pair of budgies
Giant white pet rabbit
Inflatable pool filled with water
Frozen chicken feet
Whip and Karma Sutra
Scuba diving suit, air tank and flippers
Air hockey table

Unite marketing director Nathan Goddard said other finds in Glasgow accommodation included a fully-fitted pole dancing pole and a full-sized air hockey table.

Two budgies were also found, as was a scuba diving suit complete with air tank and flippers.

One property team even discovered a giant white pet rabbit hopping around a room.

"After a year of working hard and playing hard, it is no surprise that our residents in Glasgow forget to pack everything at the end of term - and what they leave behind never fails to surprise us," he said.

"From the risque to the ridiculous, we often wonder how these items make it into their rooms in the first place."

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