Rare footage has been captured of a two-meter brown snake aggressively attacking the camera as handlers attempt to remove the animal. Footage and photos show the eastern brown snake with venom released from a canvas bag and becoming highly defensive – standing up and attacking the camera six times – before disappearing under some bushes .
The handlers were trying to move the huge, ‘wrist-sized’ and highly defensive beast. The veteran handler was also called in with two other snake finds Wednesday in a McDonald’s parking lot and a family backyard. All the snakes were relocated to the bush that afternoon.
The snakes are making up for lost time to ‘mate and feed at the same time. The ferocious animal was captured by snake handlers after being discovered in a parking lot on the north coast. Footage shows the venomous eastern brown being released from a canvas bag and becoming highly defensive.
The eastern brown becomes highly defensive – attacking the camera six times – before disappearing under some bushes. The handler said he has been attacked by eight dogs this year, five of which died from venomous snake bites. Just because we work from nine to five doesn’t mean snakes can.
The handler said he has been attacked by eight dogs this year, five of which died from venomous snake bites. He recommends that people who see snakes in their backyard should keep an eye on the snake and call a professional to handle and remove the animal.
It’s still illegal to kill snakes… basically all people have to do… is call a professional to [catch the snakes and] bring the kids and the dog inside.