SNAKES ABOUT: Kavs Wildlife Services helped save an eastern brown snake that was caught in a cast net at Avenell Heights on Thursday.
SNAKES ABOUT: Kavs Wildlife Services helped save an eastern brown snake that was caught in a cast net at Avenell Heights on Thursday. Contributed

Deadly snake caught up in fishing net missstake

A BUNDABERG fisherman had caught more than he bargained for by misssstake, after finding an eastern brown snake in his fishing net at home yesterday.

But luckily a phone call to Kyle Hancock at Kavs Wildlife Service had the reptile free to slither through another day.

 

SNAKES ABOUT: Kavs Wildlife Services helped save an eastern brown snake that was caught in a cast net at Avenell Heights on Thursday.
SNAKES ABOUT: Kavs Wildlife Services helped save an eastern brown snake that was caught in a cast net at Avenell Heights on Thursday. Contributed

Mr Hancock said the eastern brown snake - the deadliest snake in Australia - was found in the residential area of Avenell Heights.

The trapped snake was a little bumpy - but it wasn't clear how long it had been caught up in the net.

 

SNAKES ABOUT: Kavs Wildlife Services helped save an eastern brown snake that was caught in a cast net at Avenell Heights on Thursday.
SNAKES ABOUT: Kavs Wildlife Services helped save an eastern brown snake that was caught in a cast net at Avenell Heights on Thursday. Contributed

"It was relieved when I removed it from the net," he said.

He gave the dehydrated reptile a drink before releasing it.

 

SNAKES ABOUT: Kavs Wildlife Services helped save an eastern brown snake that was caught in a cast net at Avenell Heights on Thursday.
SNAKES ABOUT: Kavs Wildlife Services helped save an eastern brown snake that was caught in a cast net at Avenell Heights on Thursday. Contributed

He said the warmer weather had kept him on his toes with frequent callouts for help across the Rum City.

If you find a snake at your property phone 0459039695 and let the experts remove it.



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