HANOVER, N.H. — Students at Dartmouth College are thankful that a dog named Daisy found a 3-foot-long python that escaped from its tank at a frat house.

Daisy, a 4-year-old Jack Russell/dachshund mix, found the snake while walking with her owner Tuesday night.

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The Valley News reported that the python had been on the loose for at least five days after it escaped from its tank at Tabard House, a co-ed fraternity, last week.

Vicky Jean Moors, Daisy’s owner and a house manager at Tabard, said Daisy started sniffing at a wood panel outside the house that covers a hole with some utility hookups. Moors said she lifted the panel and saw the snake.

Authorities say the snake isn’t poisonous and most likely wouldn’t hurt a human or small pet.