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Thomas Cobb with his son Caiden show off (Credit: AP)

Thomas Cobb with his son Caiden show off several of his exotic reptiles that he keeps in a special basement room of his home in Cottonwood Heights, Utah. (Friday, April 26, 2013)

Utah snake collector Thomas Cobb

Thomas Cobb of Cottonwood Heights says he has spent $100,000 amassing a collection of exotic boa constrictors. Now Utah police say he must give up all but one.

Caiden Cobb admires one of his father's snakes
(Credit: AP)

Caiden Cobb admires one of his father's snakes in Cottonwood Heights, Utah. (April 26, 2013)

Thomas Cobb shows off an exotic snake that
(Credit: AP)

Thomas Cobb shows off an exotic snake that he keeps in a special basement room of his home in Cottonwood Heights, Utah. (April 26, 2013)

Thomas Cobb lets his young son Daiden hold
(Credit: AP)

Thomas Cobb lets his young son Daiden hold one of his snakes. (April 26, 2013)

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One of Thomas Cobb's exotic snakes that he
(Credit: AP)

One of Thomas Cobb's exotic snakes that he keeps in a special basement room of his home in Cottonwood Heights, Utah. (April 26, 2013)

Thomas Cobb with his son Caiden show off
(Credit: AP)

Thomas Cobb with his son Caiden show off several of his exotic reptiles that he keeps in a special basement room of his home in Cottonwood Heights, Utah. (Friday, April 26, 2013)

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