It was the first time the snake had been confiscated in the shipment , the bureau said .
The snake, boa constrictor type , derived from South America and Central , Xinhua reported, monitored Antara here on Wednesday. All reptiles are snakes are non-venomous pet ,Li Qiang said, Director of the Bureau .
"The box was seized on Monday , "Li said. " Animals live without inspection and quarantine can carry viruses or pathogens and potentially dangerous. "
Animal life is not allowed to be brought into the Chinese through delivery services . ( * )