Sept. 13 (UPI) -- A clever black racer snake in Florida was caught on camera riding out the winds and rain of Hurricane Irma from the safety of a resident's mailbox.
Cocoa Beach resident Susie Willard tweeted photos showing the nonvenomous snake hunkering down in the mailbox Monday.
Willard posted a follow-up tweet showing the mailbox withstanding high winds while the snake took shelter inside.
"That's how loud the wind was hours after #Irma had done her worst. 94 mph in Cocoa Beach. Glad this little guy survived," she wrote.