Family finds massive python lounging on their sofa

By Ben Hooper Contact the Author   |  Dec. 11, 2017 at 2:13 PM
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Dec. 11 (UPI) -- An Australian snake catcher was called to the home of a shocked family that discovered their sofa was being occupied by a lounging carpet python.

Luke Huntley of Snake Catcher Noosa said he was called to a Cooroy, Queensland, home Saturday morning after a resident found himself unwittingly sharing the couch with an 8-foot serpent.

"He went to sit in the spot where he usually goes to watch TV, so he went to move the cushion out of the way, but there was a big snake sitting in his spot," Huntley told 7 News.

"Maybe this snake was trying to watch TV," Huntley joked in a Facebook post that included video of the capture.

He said it was an unusual and humorous call.

"I started laughing when I saw where it was," Huntley said. "It was the biggest snake I've caught indoors before."

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