Skip to comments.Slithering surprise: Australian woman finds snake on her Christmas tree (highly venomous!)
Posted on 12/20/2016 8:29:58 AM PST by LibWhacker
Tiger snake found in a woman's Christmas tree in Australia. (Provided by Barry Goldsmith of Snake Catcher Victoria Australia.)
It probably wasnt what she asked Santa for, but a woman in Australia got an early Christmas surprise in her tree this year.
According to professional snake catcher Barry Goldsmith, a woman in Melbourne found a tiger snake intertwined with the tinsel on her Christmas tree on Sunday morning.
Shes didnt panic, she just took a photo and sent it to the snake catcher, me, and 20 minutes later I had the little bugger in a bag, Goldsmith wrote on Facebook with a photo of the holiday reptile.
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Venomous serpents are fairly common down under and people tend to take them in stride. The Tiger Snake, while packing some truly lethal venom, is not by nature aggressive, it’s name notwithstanding. While this was undoubtedly disconcerting, the woman strikes me as level headed and she handled the situation well.
I thought that Dorkbama the Muslim eunuch was on vacation in Hawaii,the land of photoshopped birth certificates and Connecticut SS numbers.
Maybe she forgot to check the tree before she cut it down? :)
I scooped him up and placed him in a palm plant we had growing in a basement pot.
He spent the entire winter with us...
And the first analogy is a humdinger! Good job. :-)
OMG this is my worst nightmare. Ever. Typing and looking over my shoulder at the moment convinced I hear something moving in my tree.
I worked for a interior plant care company that received its plants from Florida. Inevitably, a few critters would hitch a ride. Usually frogs, but once a Garter snake made it all the way to a client’s office. Such hysteria of a harmless creature.
Maybe she forgot to check the tree before she cut it down?
Look closely. It’s a fake tree. Most likely the snake found its way into her garage/storage shed.
Venomous snake in Christmas tree. Figures it would be Australia. A beautiful country, which seems to have cornered the market on dangerous wild critters that can kill you.
Nice snake! A friend called me this morning about getting her son a snake for Christmas.
Well we now know the Hollywood folks didn’t go to Canada after all.
Highly venomous? Of course! It's in Australia ...
Ya. I wonder too how many pine (coniferous) trees are in Australia? Probably not too common? :)
The scary thing is that she carried it into her house with the little “passenger.”
Reminds me of the Christmas Vacation... Griswold cut the tree down in front of his house... and didn’t inspect it for occupants.
This time, don’t eat the apple!
DON’T EAT THE APPLE.
I went on vacation to Australia years ago. Had a great time. The thing there is it is filled with tiny little things that will kill you. At least in Africa you can see a tiger or elephant. In Australia you have snakes, octopi, jellyfish, ants, spiders, coral, and various other deadly little things you can’t see.
Everybody gets free sneks but me.
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