"I cannot believe this just happened, but I was woken from my sleep by this little fella, think he tried to bite me on the back of my leg," says Townsville resident Adele Mallard on Facebook. Her post, shared on January 15, is complete with pictures of the snake, later identified as a python. And even though the snake turned out to be non-venomous, waking up to one in your bed makes for a terrifying experience.
Ms Mallard was asleep in her bed when a weird feeling woke her up. It was none other than the snake.
"I was like 'hon, there's something in the bed, it just bit me' as I slid across to the other side," she told Townsville Bulletin. Her husband did come to her rescue and caught the python with the help of a pillowcase. It has now been rehomed.
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