While eastern brown snakes are generally not aggressive and prefer to stay away from humans, 'in a situation like this the outcome could have been unfavourable', says Elite Snake Catchers.
In this case, thankfully, the 4.5-foot-long reptile was removed safely and relocated.
The Facebook post, meanwhile, has gone viral with over 2,300 reactions and more than 2,000 shares.
Eastern brown snakes can grow up to a length of 7 feet, and their venom causes the blood to clot heavily, according to the Telegraph. Click for more trending news
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