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I don’t know a lot about Australia, I’ve never been. One of my good friends moved there a few years ago, and she loves it! There’s so many amazing, beautiful things and places to visit there. In addition to the beauty, there’s also a lot of scary animals there. After watching 15 seconds of this video, I said, ‘Oh hell no’ to traveling to Australia.

We always read and see the most outrageous stories from all over the world. Rarely does the positive get attention in the media. And this is one of those attention getting stories that’s not necessarily a positive one. Although, it does depend on how you look at it. According to the Miami Herald, a couple in Queensland, Australia filmed a massive carpet python slithering from their roof into the trees and it’s one of the scariest things I’ve ever seen!

Andrew Anthony shared a video of the 16-foot carpet python moving through the trees on TikTok. “Only in Australia will you see a 5 metre long Carpet Snake in the suburbs,” he wrote. Now, the snake’s length cannot be proven, but numerous sources online say the video is real and hasn’t been photoshopped or tampered with.

Only in movies did I think creatures like this existed! As the video rolls, the family’s children ask how they will get the snake away. The parents say, ‘We won’t’. LOL! And when you see the snake, you’ll get why. I’m not sure how many people it would take to remove a snake this big!

In the video you see the snake spanning the gap from the roof into the trees, and then it pops its head through the leaves. Total HORROR! I am NOT a snake fan, so this gives me the willies! Spiders and roaches aren’t my favorite either, but I know I can smash and kill them. You can’t do that with a snake. Especially not a snake like this. I don’t think a car could kill this thing!

Obviously, folks online have feelings after seeing this video, most aren’t good feelings! My favorite comment is, ‘I miss five minutes ago when I didn’t know these exist.’ Totally agree.  If snakes really freak you out, you may not want to watch the video. This snake is the thing nightmares are made of!

There’s some NSFW language in the video, not a shocker, but heads up if you watch this at work or with kids around.


Only in Australia will you see a 5 metre long Carpet Snake in the suburbs. #snake #onlyinaustralia🇦🇺 #sellthehouse

♬ original sound - Andrew Anthony

Can You Guess the Most Dangerous Animals in North Carolina?

Well, we all know North Carolina is home to many different species of animals across the state. From unique pets to animals you find on the beach to animals you find up in the mountains. The state has so many different types of living areas for animals that it is kind of wild to think about how many different homes we offer them. But, not all of these animals are ones you should play with. Think about it, not every animal is a kind, friendly dog. We have some dangerous species to beware of within the state.

Animal Vivid wants to be sure we are all aware of what creatures we should stay away from if we ever come across them. From deadly reptiles to deadly insects, you never know what you might come across in North Carolina wildlife. They gathered a list of the 10 most dangerous animals in North Carolina. Below, you can find 5 of the most dangerous animals in North Carolina and a little bit about each one. No worries, want to see the full list of all 10, click here and be safe!

  • The American Alligator

    Come on, we’re in the Carolinas! We knew an alligator would have to make this list at some point. This reptile lives in swamps, streams, or rivers throughout the state. Unfortunately, the alligator is a carnivore. The American alligator specifically is a species of alligator that you should be extremely cautious of. Although it will ignore humans sometimes, it still can consider human flesh to be a great meal!

  • Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake

    North Carolina is home to three different rattlesnake species, how lucky are we? All three are different level of danger to a human. Of the three though, the eastern diamondback rattlesnake is the most venomous in the American continent. Now, that is some power! The Diamondback is also the largest rattlesnake, so if you needed more of a reason to stay away… there you go!

  • Black Bears

    Now, coming from someone who just recently saw Cocaine Bear, I could see why this animal is on the list. Black bears are found throughout the forests spread across the state of North Carolina. Although the black bear is the smallest of all bear species, it can still be dangerous. Thankfully, the black bear does not attack often and would rather scare you away from it than actually harm you.

  • Brown Recluse Spider

    I am not a spider person whatsoever, but here we go. The brown recluse spider can be found in wood piles, sheds, or garages which means it’s close to home. Although they contain a very high level of venom they are a bit iffy when it comes to humans. The spider only bites when it feels threatened so be careful if you ever see one, because the venom is strong enough to put you in the hospital after a bite.


  • White-tailed Deer

    We all know we have seen a deer or two whenever we’re out on the roads. This mammal lives in cropland, brushland, or pastureland across the state. Although deer are pretty peaceful in general, they earned their danger stripes due to the number of car accidents they cause throughout the state. Early mornings and early evenings you can find deer crossing dark roads at such random and high-speed cars sometimes don’t stand a chance. Whenever you’re on a roadway where you may not be able to tell if a deer is coming or not, it’s always best to just sit back and drive with caution.


    Replying to @Keevin Erickson Since you all loved the first video, here is some more! Check out this awesome buck in the middle of shedding his velvet - With coyotes in the back keeping him on his toes! You never know what you may see in Manitoba’s great outdoors! Good luck this season! #HuntFishMB #Whitetail #Deer #SheddingVelvet #VelvetWhitetail #DeerHunting #Whitetaildeer #bowhunting

    ♬ original sound - HuntFishMB


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