Eastern brown tries to slide in on poll action

THIS slippery fellow caused a bit of a stir when he nearly forgot to vote for his next Maryborough state member.

Voters at St Helens State School were shocked to see a deadly Eastern Brown Snake make its way across the school's carpark on Saturday afternoon.

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The snake was lured into the garden away from wary voters before a local catcher was called to remove him from the polling booth.

SLITHERING ALONG: An Eastern Brown that clearly forgot to vote makes its way to the St Helens State School polling booth. It was later removed from the grounds.
SLITHERING ALONG: An Eastern Brown that clearly forgot to vote makes its way to the St Helens State School polling booth. It was later removed from the grounds. Contributed

No-one was injured.



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