'Monster' Brown Snake Captured After Struggle on Sydney Building Site

StoryfulPublished: January 13, 2017250 views
Published: January 13, 2017

Andrew Melrose, a New South Wales snake catcher, had an encounter he won’t forget any time soon at a building site in Hoxton Park, Sydney, on November 24.

Melrose captured a “monster” brown snake – which he described as the largest he’d ever seen – after being called to the site. However, it wasn’t all straightforward, as his initial attempt saw the highly venomous snake wriggle away. Melrose had to act quickly to secure the snake, resulting in claps and cheers from the assembled crowd.

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