Couple awake to find a Tiger snake dangling in front of them

Are you asssleep? Couple awake to find an aggressive deadly tiger snake dangling above them after it climbed into their air-conditioning vent in the middle of the night

  • A Melbourne couple awoke to find a Tiger snake dangling in front of them 
  • The snake had made its way into their air-conditioner to escape extreme heat 
  • Professional snake catcher had to be called with the catch being caught on film 

A couple woke up to discover one of Australia’s most aggressive and deadliest snakes hanging over their heads on Thursday after it found a new home in their air-conditioning unit. 

The couple, from Little River, 50km south west of Melbourne, were shocked to discover the venomous Tiger Snake’s tail hanging out of the bottom of the bedroom unit.

They quickly called professional snake catcher Stewart Gatt. 

The couple, from Little River, 50km south west of Melbourne, were shocked to discover the venomous Tiger Snake’s tail hanging out of the bottom of the bedroom unit (pictured) 

Video footage of the snake shows the reptile attempting to bite Mr Gatt as his snake catching partner Natalie Marcok watched on.   

‘Oh my f****** god!’ Mrs Marcok can be heard saying. 

After grabbing the snake, it tried to defecate on Mr Gatt as a defensive mechanism. 


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However, after several moments a patient Mr Gatt finally traps the snake in a bag. 

‘Snakes can turn up in darnedest places. This tiger snake was inside a split system air conditioner,’ Mr Gatt wrote on his professional Facebook page. 

Mr Gatt said there may have been a couple of reasons for the snake to hide in the air-conditioner.  

Video footage of the snake shows the reptile attempting to bite Mr Gatt as his snake catching partner Natalie Marcok watched on 

‘My guess is the snake entered via the hole made in the external wall for the plumbing to go through. Most likely been chasing mice in the roof,’ he wrote on the post. 

He also said many snakes are searching for a cooler place to spend the summer months, The Herald Sun reported.   

‘Air-conditioners, unsealed garages, under doorways and unguarded windows were the most common way snakes entered homes,’ he said. 

‘A bit of weather seal or rolled up towels should be enough to deter them from getting inside in most cases but if you do spot one inside, lock the room, do not approach it and call a professional.’ 

Mr Gatt said he released the snake within 5km of the home as per Victorian law.   

‘My guess is the snake entered via the hole made in the external wall for the plumbing to go through. Most likely been chasing mice in the roof,’ Mr Gatt (pictured) wrote 

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