A suspicious package found at an Irish postal depot appears to be identical to a series of devices sent to the UK, police in Ireland have said.
A group calling itself the IRA has claimed it was behind the five suspicious packages sent to addresses on the British mainland.
Over the past three days there have been suspicious packages discovered across London, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Essex.
A man has been detained in connection with 12 suspicious packages sent to senior politicians and officials including Former US President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.
The package was discovered in a corridor underneath the House Of Commons chamber
Some of the reptiles were venomous such as the death adder and king brown snakes
The package was found near Union Square, several fire engines and ambulances were on standby whilst officials investigated the area, which is now deemed to be safe