FIND IT: Sunshine Coast Snake Catchers 24/7 have issued a challenge to the community to 'spot the snake'. Can you find them?
FIND IT: Sunshine Coast Snake Catchers 24/7 have issued a challenge to the community to 'spot the snake'. Can you find them? Contributed / Sunshine Coast Sna

Snoozing snakes prove hard to spot at Coast home

SOME sneaky snakes have slithered their way into another Sunshine Coast home.

But, where are they?

Sunshine Coast Snake Catchers 24/7 have again issued the community with the challenge to 'spot the snake'.

Snake Catcher Max Jackson shared the image on social media after being called to a property in Ilkey to relocate a number of snakes.

"They were doing some renos on the house and pulled out one of the weatherboards and found two snakes there," he said.

Mr Jackson said the workers discovered the snakes, which were later identified as Brown Tree Snakes.

 

MISTAKEN: The Brown Tree snake is very common and nocturnal and is often mistaken for an Eastern Brown snake. 
Photo: Kylee Gray
Photo contributed
MISTAKEN: The Brown Tree snake is very common and nocturnal and is often mistaken for an Eastern Brown snake. Photo: Kylee Gray Photo contributed Contributed

He arrived to find them snuggled into the tight space behind the weatherboard and resting due to the cooler winter weather.

"It's a spot for them to curl up and stay warm," he said.

The job was completed without a hitch for Mr Jackson, who was able to grab the lethargic snakes, measuring in at 1.5m and 70cm long, with relative ease.

"They are generally nocturnal and dopey during the day, but on a warm day they'll still be out and active, but it's usually a quiet time of year," he said.

"I relocated them to nearby bushland where they could go sleep in tree hollows like normal snakes."

 

Brown Tree Snake. Photo Richie Gilbert
Brown Tree Snake. Photo Richie Gilbert

He said Brown Tree Snakes are a mildly venomous species, but only caused localised pain and swelling.

However, he emphasised that if a person had been bitten, and was unsure as to the species, to seek medical attention.

If you need a snake removed from your home or workplace, call Sunshine Coast Snake Catchers 24/7 on 0409 536 000.

For those that couldn't find the snakes, they are located in the top right hand corner.

 

Sunshine Coast Snake Catchers 24/7 have issued a challenge to the community to 'spot the snake'. For those that couldn't find the snakes, they are located in the top right hand corner.
Sunshine Coast Snake Catchers 24/7 have issued a challenge to the community to 'spot the snake'. For those that couldn't find the snakes, they are located in the top right hand corner. Contributed / Sunshine Coast Sna

Mr Jackson revealed the answer to followers on social media on Saturday night.

 

Sunshine Coast Snake Catchers 24/7 have issued a challenge to the community to 'spot the snake'. For those that couldn't find the snakes, they are located in the top right hand corner.
Sunshine Coast Snake Catchers 24/7 have issued a challenge to the community to 'spot the snake'. For those that couldn't find the snakes, they are located in the top right hand corner. Contributed / Sunshine Coast Sna


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