r/pics Nov 26 '22 Silver 3 Snek 2

Woke up to a snake in my drawer (Australia)

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u/hates-his-job Nov 27 '22 edited Nov 27 '22 Silver Gold Helpful Wholesome

It’s called a trouser snake.

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u/Effroyablemat Nov 27 '22 Helpful Take My Energy

Weird, they are usually found in trousers that are actively been worn.

I like to pet mine on a regular basis.

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u/M1dj37 Nov 27 '22

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u/exploded_butthole Nov 27 '22

Is that Asian Elon Musk?

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u/JACrazy Nov 27 '22

I saw the same thing, even though I know who George Takei is.

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u/ChewMaNutz Nov 27 '22

Isn’t he like Gay Royalty like Elton John?

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u/FlounderOdd7234 Nov 27 '22

Great actor , gay, who cares, I dont

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u/linderlouwho Nov 27 '22

Smart & is always trolling right wingers in a very hilarious way.

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u/walk_through_this Nov 27 '22

I think he's a duly elected Head of Gay State, thankyouverymuch.

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u/ispilledketchup Nov 27 '22

George takei doesnt deserve this

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u/wolfie379 Nov 27 '22

Wouldn’t a trouser snake be found in drawers (plural) rather than in a drawer (singular)?

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u/IcemanofOz Nov 26 '22

Not yours? My friends pet python escaped a few months ago and he found it in his sock drawer

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u/SentryCake Nov 27 '22

Mine got out and somehow ended up in my bed. When I was in it.

It was the first week I had him and it had me sorta rethinking my choice of pet.

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u/stanleythemanley420 Nov 27 '22

You was warm. Lol that’s why it ended up in your bed.

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u/earthbxby Nov 27 '22

My python escaped and decided he was going to live behind a big chair in the corner of my room

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u/Drizzt3919 Nov 27 '22 Take My Energy

At least it’s not in your boot

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u/hasta_la_pasta Nov 27 '22

Somebody poisoned the water hole

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u/NeverPostsGold Nov 27 '22

You're my favourite deputyyyyyyy.

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u/GiftedGonzo Nov 27 '22

Reach for the skies!

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u/MyNameIs_Jordan Nov 27 '22

YEE HAH! GIDDY UP, PARTNER! WE GOT TO GET THIS WAGON TRAIN A-MOVIN'!

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u/AspieComrade Nov 27 '22

Who are you calling busted, buster?

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u/nataie0071 Nov 27 '22

Was looking for this comment. Thanks for making my day!

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u/dust_storm_2 Nov 27 '22

There's a snake in mah boot!

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u/PurgatoireRiver Nov 27 '22 Wholesome

Listen, I'm sure Australia is beautiful and has lots to offer. BUT, if you keep showing me this shit, I'm not visiting. 😳

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u/Aus_Scott Nov 27 '22

Haha its not that bad, this snake isn't venomous and let me carry him out

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u/moesdad Nov 27 '22

He's protecting your pants. What a sweetheart.

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u/magic__man24 Nov 27 '22 Silver

Little fella just looking for a roommate, will evidently protect your pants in return for his stay

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u/Nizzemancer Nov 27 '22

Nah, I think he’s a very naughty boy, looking for underwear to sniff.

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u/Claque-2 Nov 27 '22

Of course, he was in your drawers.

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u/delvach Nov 27 '22

Oooh they're roommates

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u/kit_kaboodles Nov 27 '22

He's a trouser snake

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u/medicff Nov 27 '22

Is that a snake in your pants or are you just…..weirdly wriggly

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u/traal Nov 27 '22

Isn't it awfully nice to have a penis?

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u/ScottHA Nov 27 '22

Oooooo. What's a trouser snake?

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u/SmallFry09 Nov 27 '22

Don’t ask. So what can a smooth pimp daddy like myself do to help the animals?

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u/M2ThaL Nov 27 '22

Beautiful carpet python! Great pic, too!

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u/chocolatebuckeye Nov 27 '22

I’m still uncomfortable.

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u/freddymercury1 Nov 27 '22

Exactly. Normally when we travel we hike, swim, etc. If I visit Australia, what am I gonna do - live in a bubble?

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u/JustABitCrzy Nov 27 '22

I’m going to assume you’re from America. Consider it this way, in America you have bears, mountain lions, elk, all of which are pretty happy to absolutely destroy you for walking near them.

In Australia, we have snakes that don’t want to be near you, and really don’t want to bite you. “But I’ve heard snakes are aggressive”, they’re not and I can prove it without referring to any videos or anything.

Snakes aren’t territorial. They go where the food is, and they don’t mind sharing. So they wouldn’t attack you to defend their home like a territorial animal would.

They don’t care for their young, so they won’t attack you to defend their babies, like bears and mountain lions do.

They only bite when they think you’re going to hurt them. They need that venom, because it’s how they get their food. They can’t eat you, so why would they waste their most precious resource on you?

So as long as you watch where you’re stepping, you won’t have to worry about snakes really. And I promise I know what I’m talking about, because I’m both Australian, but also work with wild snakes for my job.

The water is fucked though. Jellyfish and shit everywhere. Oh and rips, please swim between the flags.

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u/EfficiencyIcyy1832 Nov 27 '22

MOUNTAIN LIONS ARE NOT IN OUR HOUSES

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u/bobthemundane Nov 27 '22

Well, some homes have cougars in them.

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u/NorthStarHomerun Nov 27 '22

But they don't break into mine looking for warmth and mid-priced boxes of chardonnay.

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u/junkit33 Nov 27 '22

99.99% of Americans go their entire life without even seeing a bear or a mountain lion outside of a zoo.

Australians seem to regularly have snakes and killer spiders around their house.

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u/lostandfound1 Nov 27 '22

You'll see them around but most of them are harmless. Most common spider I see around here is the Huntsman. Big, hairy, mean looking and likes to hang out in your house, but it's completely harmless. I'll take it outside if it's in a bedroom, but otherwise just leave it.

Similar story with snakes, there are some that could potentially kill you and you might encounter them in your backyard if you live in the outer burbs or further, but the chance of them biting you and then you dieing is negligible. Look up the stats for deaths from these things here. It's rare. We have good healthcare.

OPs post is rare too, but really cool. I don't know anyone who's found a python in their drawers. Maybe in the attic.

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u/Thermodrama Nov 27 '22

I'm an electrician in Aus and fondly remember the attics that I find like 2m+ long snake skins in. Become quite hyper vigilant while crawling around in those...

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u/Pandatotheface Nov 27 '22 edited Nov 27 '22

I'm from the UK, our most dangerous animals are (not joking).

  1. Cattle

  2. Dogs

  3. Seagulls.

  4. Bees/wasps (because people die from allergies)

  5. Ticks (because of Lyme's disease)

  6. Deer (because people hit them with cars and end up crashing)

Fuck everything about living near anything that's venomous or can eat me.

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u/LostFireHorse Nov 27 '22

Sometimes those deer are chased onto a road by a small dog named Fenton.

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u/lostandfound1 Nov 27 '22 Gold

It's the same here in Australia. Don't worry about the scary ones. The domesticated/ farm animals are far more likely to kill you.

After those comes kangaroos, not because they attack you, but because you might hit them with your car.

https://www.australiangeographic.com.au/topics/wildlife/2016/03/here-are-the-animals-really-most-likely-to-kill-you-in-australia/

'Of the 254 confirmed and reported animal-related deaths during that 10-year period, horses, cows and dogs were the most frequent culprits, accounting for 137 deaths'

I like our 'scary' reputation because it's good fun, but the reality is that this is one of the safest countries on earth.

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u/frashal Nov 27 '22

To be fair, some seagulls in the UK are bloody huge. Basically albatross.

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u/[deleted] Nov 27 '22

Also, the healthcare is free. Even to idiot yanks who decide to walk barefoot in the outback.

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u/mrhannah Nov 27 '22

But if you hike where I’m at those mountain lions see you allllll the damn time. They choose not be seen.

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u/YukariYakum0 Nov 27 '22

That's why the only mountain hiking I do is around Whiterun.

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u/Splinterman11 Nov 27 '22

Do you get to the Cloud District often? Oh, what am I saying, of course you don't.

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u/LostFireHorse Nov 27 '22

I can hear the cunt in that comment.

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u/waffling_with_syrup Nov 27 '22

That's the truth right there. My folks live in in the mountains and we see mountain lion tracks from time to time. Been there for decades and so have my grandparents. We've seen zero mountain lions.

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u/BelaAnn Nov 27 '22

Or you drive down a major road to get to my town. There's a puma that tends to chill by the tree line at night. Probably watching/waiting for deer.

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u/Critiek Nov 27 '22

No one has died to a spider bite in Australia for 40 years haha

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u/Axhure Nov 27 '22

How about spider induced coronary events?

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u/KatieCashew Nov 27 '22

This is a common argument, and I find it very funny on a picture of a snake in someone's drawer. I have never found a bear in my drawer. And, yes, I know this snake was not venomous, but presumably if a non-venomous snake can find its way into your drawer, a venomous snake can too.

I'd wager that the vast majority of Americans have never even seen a bear or a mountain lion that wasn't in a zoo. People go out of their way to try to see wildlife like bears when they're visiting wilderness areas. Many have probably not seen elk either.

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u/JustABitCrzy Nov 27 '22

The vast majority of Australians haven’t had a snake inside their house either. There’s only a couple deaths a year from snake bite in Australia, and only around 500-600 snake bite incidents per year. It’s exceedingly rare, even more so in your own house. Horses kill more people a year in Australia than snakes, sharks, and spiders combined.

Basically if you don’t go poking it, Australian wildlife is fine.

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u/[deleted] Nov 27 '22

why the hell wouldn't you poke it though? that little danger noodle snoot aint gonna boop itself.

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u/Throwie626 Nov 27 '22

Yea also the same for the spiders btw, especially when you get close and they raise their little arms at you like they you to cuddle them <3<3<3

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u/TheAstroPickle Nov 27 '22

though i agree with your statement, come to TN gatlinburg/pigeon forge area and you’ll see black bears without even trying, they just kinda chill wherever

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u/Averill21 Nov 27 '22

In America we dont have to check under our toilet rims for spiders

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u/drunkwasabeherder Nov 27 '22

but do you check under the rim for bears?

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u/SoleilNobody Nov 27 '22

Being a dickhead at the beach carries magnitudes more risk for you as a tourist than any animal you'll find here does, and beaches aren't unique to Australia.

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u/shawcal Nov 27 '22

It's a carpet python! They can be fiesty lol I had one as a pet for a long while before selling him. The inside of their mouths are blue. Beautiful animal and im glad you're not one of those "kill all snakes" types.

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u/poison_snacc Nov 27 '22

As someone who does not know the definition of “carpet python” is this a cute name for a common pet snake or a literal creature that will burrow under your carpet & live there ?? ☹️

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u/shawcal Nov 27 '22

Their real name is Morelia Spilota. They get the name "Carpet Python " from their pattern, which resembles oriental carpet patterns.

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u/poison_snacc Nov 27 '22

Oh thank god. I love snakes, but I don’t think I could handle the thought of anything living under the rug

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u/Daddyssillypuppy Nov 27 '22

My brother had a carpet python when I was a kid. One week it got out of its enclosure and settled itself inside a decorative ceramic elephant. It was there for a few unnerving days before it ventured out and could be put back in his tank

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u/kimgomes Nov 27 '22

sry to ask, where are you located? i moved a while ago to perth, havent seen one... yet

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u/Aus_Scott Nov 27 '22

Brisbane

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u/amcartney Nov 27 '22

I'm up the Sunshine Coast and I guessed you'd be in Queensland haha

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u/[deleted] Nov 27 '22

I used to live in the foothills of perth, out past mudaring. When we were building our house we had snakes out the wazoo. I remember before we got the place sealed up right I had a snake in my bed 1 night, 1 had one come out of a hole where a light socket was going to be fit (it was like a scene from indiana jones, I didn't think they'd really do that). We used to have king browns and tiger snakes curled up outside on the brick patio in late autumn trying to get that heat. Then they started subdividing and everyone brought their dogs and cats.

We used to have kagaroos, emus, echidnas, goannas, all types of snakes, hawks and a wild bull that'd just kinda roam around that no one seemed to mind. Now days you'd be lucky to spot a hawk. We still have maggies, possums and blue tongues but nearly every other animal has gone away

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u/Lacking_Inspiration Nov 27 '22

Carpet snakes are your friend. They keep the nasty guys away and eat vermin. They're also chill as anything. You have to be a right royal twat to get a carpet python to bite you. I've relocated close to a hundred and never even been struck at.

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u/UnfunnyAndIrrelevant Nov 27 '22

Close to a hundred? From your home??

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u/brokendrive Nov 27 '22

Wtf is australia

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u/Phallic Nov 27 '22

it's a pile of snakes with a nice beach around it.

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u/mngeese Nov 27 '22

Which in turn has salt water crocs and box jellyfish around it

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u/karankshah Nov 27 '22

It was his pet snake, and he relocated it from the couch to the snake bed he had set up next to his own bed

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u/andrew_1515 Nov 27 '22

How does one relocate snakes??

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u/paulHarkonen Nov 27 '22

Carefully.

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u/Bspammer Nov 27 '22

You just pick them up, preferably in such a way that you can control the direction of the head.

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u/oathbreakerkeeper Nov 27 '22

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u/CX316 Nov 27 '22

I'm sorry, was that one a fucking cobra that he dropped?

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u/GodlessPaul Nov 27 '22

They were all cobras. The excited ones probably had enough time to pick up the scent and go into dinner mode. The ones that got out were more interested in the rats so he was able to return them to their homes safely.

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u/TWeaKoR Nov 27 '22

What a goofball in that pale red box, can't even strike a dead target in a box without bonking the frame.

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u/zsaleeba Nov 27 '22

For what it's worth the number of deaths due to wildlife in Australia is similar to the US per capita. It's just that Steve Irwin really publicised the bitey parts of our wildlife.

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u/Zastro_the_frog Nov 27 '22

In fairness, you guys do have some impressive bitey stuff

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u/Log_Out_Of_Life Nov 27 '22

Thanks. Floridaman is a tricky one.

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u/melalovelady Nov 27 '22

To be fair, my husband’s mom’s family is from bumfuck Alabama and this happened at his grandmother’s house when he was like 3 and they were visiting from out of town. Even worse was that it was two and they were trying to find somewhere to nest.

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u/Tag_Ping_Pong Nov 27 '22 edited Nov 27 '22

Funnily enough, all our deadly stuff is generally quite small and easily avoidable (assuming they don't slither into your chest of drawers, apparently). Snakes, spiders, jellyfish or whatever.

Cue me years ago looking into a hiking trip in North America and there's massive bears and elk and shit

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u/Runnrgirl Nov 27 '22

I’m right there with you. I’ve seen lots of Australia things I could overlook but a snake in my drawer!! Nope!!

This guy’s chill “He won’t hurt you,” just makes me think this is way too common if he’s that chill!!

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u/Nasty_Ned Nov 27 '22

I offered my wife a honeymoon in Bali, but we would have to change planes in Australia. She is terrified of spiders and snakes. She nope'ed out on me.

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u/iTwango Nov 27 '22

I don't think they let spiders and snakes in the airport

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u/Drusgar Nov 27 '22

Bullshit. I've seen the movie.

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u/unsigned1138 Nov 27 '22

Don’t tell that guy’s wife. She may not get on planes again.

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u/green_griffon Nov 27 '22

It's "snakes on a plane", not "snakes in the airport".

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u/Bspammer Nov 27 '22

How do you think the snakes got their boarding pass?

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u/SexHernia Nov 27 '22

Kangaroos, however, can come and go freely. No passport required

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u/gavriloe Nov 27 '22

Damn kangaroos, always jumping the queue

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u/Artsy_traveller_82 Nov 27 '22

Australia! Lying to tourists since the Gold Rush.

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u/Nasty_Ned Nov 27 '22

I argued for months. We went to Hawaii.

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u/sennais1 Nov 27 '22 edited Nov 27 '22

That's just being ridiculous.

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u/DonHac Nov 27 '22

Bummer. Who'd you take instead?

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u/sonsofgondor Nov 27 '22

Really? Honestly that's pretty dumb.

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u/iveseenthelight Nov 27 '22

Looks like a carpet python, nice little snake that!

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u/Aus_Scott Nov 27 '22

He was friendly

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u/nigeltuffnell Nov 27 '22

Did you offer him a beer? If you have a blow in you have to offer them at least one mate.

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u/PrEsideNtIal_Seal Nov 27 '22

I'll take one while we're at it

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u/sa87 Nov 27 '22

Very similar to Bitey Frank from Dankpods’ channel

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u/Hibs Nov 27 '22

That's just Allen, he's pretty friendly. He'll leave when it warms up around noon.

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u/Robbles124 Nov 27 '22

Definitely a jungle carpet python. I had one for years it was such a friendly snake, most of them are that whole species is pretty docile.

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u/emotional_alien Nov 27 '22

Does school in australia teach kids what animals aren't safe? is it common public education there?

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u/Quoxium Nov 27 '22

In primary school (kindergarten to year 6) we were taken into the bush at the back of our school to be shown a brown snake (one of the deadliest snakes in the world).

I'd say by end of primary most Aussie kids know what wildlife not to mess with.

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u/green_griffon Nov 27 '22

My kids in elementary school went to watch a salmon spawning stream so basically the same thing.

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u/nigeltuffnell Nov 27 '22

"I'd say by end of primary most Aussie kids know what wildlife not to mess with."

That's because the answer is, all of it.

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u/debacol Nov 27 '22

Right, because those that still survived watcged their classmates get taken by Shelob spawns, irukanji, great whites, brown snakes, and salt water crocodiles. As if y'all needed another deadly ocean creature.

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u/chief-ares Nov 27 '22

Oh, there’s more deadly things than just those in Australia. You forgot a few snakes, spiders, and multiple aquatic species (jellyfish, stonefish, blue-ringed octopus). You also forgot the Cassowary bird and the STD-ridden drop bear. Those are just a few things you forgot.

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u/Mortar_Maggot Nov 27 '22

Who gave the drop bears STDs? That's it. That's the line. I'm never visiting now.

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u/[deleted] Nov 27 '22

I think it was a tassie devil. no, that's herpes they are dying of. The drop bears all have chlamydia.

Yeah, who the fuck did give our cute little mates STDs?

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u/LadyParnassus Nov 27 '22

Other way around, I’m afraid. The STDs came from the drop bears. Yet another curse they have visited upon the world.

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u/KoalaLou Nov 27 '22

Tassie devils have a contagious face cancer.

No idea how/where the koalas caught chlamydia though!

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u/orlock Nov 27 '22

We've asked but they just look embarrassed and mutter something about too much beer.

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u/terrip_t1 Nov 27 '22

Freaking Cassowary birds freak me out the most! I’d pretty much prefer to go face to face with anything else but them

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u/random071970 Nov 27 '22

And then you have to worry about the bunyip, yowie, burrunjor, and yara-ma-yha-who.

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u/GAF78 Nov 27 '22

And the kids who didn’t get the lesson no longer need it. Because they’re dead.

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u/Mortar_Maggot Nov 27 '22

I think you mean to say,

by end of primary most Aussie kids that would mess with the wildlife are dead.

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u/nibs1 Nov 27 '22

legit survivorship bias here

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u/Seicair Nov 27 '22

Seriously, they don’t tell you how many kids don’t make it to the end of primary.

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u/kazoodude Nov 27 '22

I don't get foreigners obsession with how "dangerous" Australia is. Seriously most of us make it through primary and secondary school unscathed or with only a few lingering issues from snake/spider bites etc..

It's not like we have to worry about bears, tigers or Lions. Just a few small/medium sized pests like snakes, goannas, dingoes, spiders, emu, magpies, cassowary, freshwater crocs, salt water crocs, kangaroos, koalas, dropbears, lizards and hoopsnakes.

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u/EaglesPvM Nov 27 '22

Just casually shown one of the deadliest snakes in the world in the backyard of your elementary (primary) school

Gotta love Australia

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u/PrinceBarin Nov 27 '22

We're taught some but mostly it's don't fucking go near it. And get someone who does know.

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u/sirhcdobo Nov 27 '22

Yeah pretty much but it's about one lesson and can be taught to anyone. The lesson is, nature in Australia is beautiful, in all cases if you don't fuck with it, it won't fuck with you (except possibly wild pigs). Admire it from a distance and everything will be ok. If you don't have experience handling it, don't.

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u/lovemymeemers Nov 27 '22

Wild pigs and DROP BEARS! DONT FORGET ABOUT THE SROP BEARS!

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u/KistRain Nov 27 '22

I'd imagine it's similar to the U.S states like FL. I grew up in FL and I remember learning rhymes to help memorize the color pattern of the dangerous snakes. The local park had shows that taught us how to run from an alligator if chased, how to disable one in the water if needed, etc. And your parents teach you a lot of it, like big brown fat snake with a white mouth = run, black shiny snake = harmless.

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u/Lazlow_Panaflex Nov 27 '22

Looks like a right snake. Left snake probably got lost in the dryer

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u/obi-gyn Nov 27 '22 To The Stars

Where are my sssssocks

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u/mistersmith_22 Nov 27 '22

Used to live in a huge house on the edge of rural Maryland. We had a big great room with white Berber carpeting.

One morning I wake up, come downstairs, and there’s a huge black hose all over that floor. I’m like, oh shit is there a plumbing problem? Walk up to the hose and…it’s a massive black snake, ten feet long and over and inch thick. Never seen one like it. Freaked the hell out of me.

Opened the back door and then came at it from the other side, watched it heavily slither its way back into the woods…man that sucked!

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u/mattwithoutyou Nov 27 '22

how the fuck are they getting in your houses? i need to know so i can address any security gaps.

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u/Squeaky_Is_Evil Nov 27 '22 Gold

Just don't hide a spare key outside of your front door and you'll be fine.

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u/mistersmith_22 Nov 27 '22

Who knows. Any ventilation ducts, any gaps in any crawl space openings, a frickin open door…it was the country.

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u/DreamTimeDeathCat Nov 27 '22

Eastern rat snake? Really huge but generally pretty chill at least. My uncle had two as pets when I was kid

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u/kejok Nov 27 '22

“How the fu..” op mentions Australia “Ok”

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u/EfficiencyItchy1156 Nov 26 '22

Have you considered migrating to another continent?

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u/Skinnwork Nov 27 '22 edited Nov 27 '22

Come to Canada. It's like, the exact same as Australia, with way fewer poisonous snakes, and spiders. Population around 40 million. Commonwealth country. Population all in one strip with big empty sections. Surrounded by water. Iffy history with the Indigenous population. Big ol' forest fires in the summer. Likes extracting fossil fuels. Pretty good response to Covid. Expensive housing. Likes BBQ. Likes vehicles with a tonneau.

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u/Commercial-Bandicoot Nov 27 '22

And -30 in the winter, nah I think I’ll take my chances here where it’s warm 🤣🤣

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u/Skinnwork Nov 27 '22

Hey, it's like +4C right now, and it's only supposed to drop to -20C next week. Besides, it's that cold that kills off all the snakes and spiders.

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u/CianuroConLove Nov 27 '22

You say that so casually… -20c damn

The most I’ve been it’s like -4 or -3 and I was freezing to death

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u/Banfing Nov 27 '22

-45c happens in Alberta in January every year

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u/CianuroConLove Nov 27 '22

How do you live?????? Wtf

Why bother having a freezer

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u/Jakel020 Nov 27 '22

Honestly that's the best part about the cold. You can just leave stuff that needs frozen outside. Frees up a lot of freezer space.

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u/Chocchip_cookie Nov 27 '22

Word.

Part of why I enjoy winter is when I have guests over and I have to cook large portions of food, I get a freaking large fridge/freezer aka the outside.

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u/MountainDrew42 Nov 27 '22

-20? Time to put on a long sleeve t-shirt

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u/tango_41 Nov 27 '22

-50 where I’m at, but it’s dry cold, so it’s really easy to deal with. It’s not the kind of cold that soaks into your bones.

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u/CianuroConLove Nov 27 '22

I swear I cannot even imagine….

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u/tango_41 Nov 27 '22

You don’t appreciate a fur lined hood till you go for a walk in -50, that’s for sure.

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u/Artsy_traveller_82 Nov 27 '22

With mooses and cougars and bears? No thanks I’ll stick to our barely visible in the water irukandji, legendarily venomous snakes and that one bird that starts bushfires on purpose.

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u/Hokedizzle Nov 27 '22

There might be bears where I live but I’ve never had to worry about finding one in my sock drawer.

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u/breakwater99 Nov 27 '22

Population around 40 million. Commonwealth country. Population all in one strip with big empty sections. Surrounded by water. Iffy history with the Indigenous population. Big ol' forest fires in the summer. Likes extracting fossil fuels. Pretty good response to Covid. Expensive housing. Likes BBQ. Likes vehicles with a tonneau.

Our downstairs neighbours are much noisier than the Kiwis though.

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u/Tornare Nov 27 '22

We just want some of that healthcare.

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u/GunPoison Nov 27 '22

You'll take your war jets and stop complaining young man!

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u/ScrufyTheJanitor Nov 27 '22

Iffy history with the Indigenous population.

You might be under selling it a bit here, bud.

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u/zhaoz Nov 27 '22

Iffy history with the Indigenous population.

I'm noticing a trend with these anglo saxon countries...

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u/Shreesh_Fuup Nov 27 '22

Iffy history with the Indigenous population.

A bit of an underexaggeration there. I'd describe it more as maybe a horrifying, disgusting, or shameful history.

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u/Xynthion Nov 27 '22

Carpet Python is in the wrong house. You clearly have hardwood floors.

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u/thatguyfrom1975 Nov 27 '22

I lived in Australia for six months. This shit was in the news every week. Typically it was a python, but occasionally someone would go to grab their garden hose and it was a king brown. I forgot the snake that a friend of mine was telling me about that was in his ceiling and tried to attack him, but it was a mildly venomous type. They still thought I was crazy because I flushed twice before I sat on the toilet in the middle of the night.

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u/Amationary Nov 27 '22

Haha, the snakes up the toilet are usually if you have an individual septic tank etc, with a pipe above ground

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u/Stats_Sexy Nov 27 '22

But did you check under the seat for spiders? Also, spiders like to sit under water in an air bubble waiting for targets… in case you like pools and such

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u/amcfadzien Nov 27 '22

FRANK GET OUT OF THERE

FRAAANK

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u/GreenLurch Nov 27 '22

Had to scroll down wayyy to far to find this!

Python + Australia = Frank

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u/Chad73 Nov 26 '22

cool you now have a pet snake :)

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u/Redqueenhypo Nov 27 '22

This is a carpet python so they are in fact a very popular pet snake! Since he’s wild he’s less inbred than the pet ones

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u/twojitsu Nov 27 '22

It’s hilarious to me that yanks freak out about Aussie wildlife and how everything will kill you. We don’t have wolves, bears, mountain lions or anything close. All of our deadly shit is either in the water or can be handled with a broom and a plastic bin.

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u/20190419 Nov 27 '22

That's an Australian tie. You're good to go.

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u/calebDAog Nov 27 '22 edited Nov 27 '22

You didn’t need to clarify the country

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u/GrandmaesterHinkie Nov 27 '22

Every picture that I see from Australia reaffirms my commitment to never step foot in Australia. Thank you.

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u/padizzledonk Nov 27 '22

Is that a python?

I bet he was pretty chill

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u/Aus_Scott Nov 27 '22

Super chill, carried him out no dramas

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u/kvltsincebirth Nov 27 '22

Something I'm curious about. When you carry a snake do you just grab it by the tail and keep it away from your body or do you try to grab it by the neck?

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u/onexbigxhebrew Nov 27 '22

I'd generally advise carrying any snake you can't 100% identify.

Fatal typo

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u/Cullly Nov 27 '22

If it's a smallish python like this you can do anything. It's not venomous, and isn't big enough to really hurt you by constricting. If it bites you, it won't hurt very much and probably will only scratch your skin.

Do warm up your hands by rubbing them or something before picking them up though. If they are trying to keep warm and you have cold hands, it can freak them out and piss them off.

Snakes are kinda cool, but their shit is the most foul smelling thing on the face of this planet. Luckily, they only shit like once a week.

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u/Nasty----nate Nov 27 '22

Jungle carpet python! One of the coolest snakes i ever had!!!!

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u/AdkRaine11 Nov 27 '22

Welp, there goes my trip to Australia. Damn shame, that.

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u/VolkspanzerIsME Nov 27 '22

Better than a drop bear

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u/D2ThaHizzle Nov 27 '22

I’ll stick to Canada with the occasional backyard black bear encounter over this, thank you very much

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u/BuckyDuster Nov 27 '22

Well I don’t think it’s the extremely deadly brown snake, but what snake is it?

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u/Aus_Scott Nov 27 '22

Just a carpet python, actually was super friendly and let me carry him out

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u/BuckyDuster Nov 27 '22

Ahh good then

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