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Man Calls Snake-Removal Company  For “Few” Reptiles But They Discover 45 Rattlesnakes Living Underneath His House

Date March 22, 2019 17:28

What could be worse than being trapped in mid-flight with a bunch of venomous snakes? You are right. There is probably nothing that could be worse but living with them unknowingly comes close.

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Man Calls Snake-Removal Company  For “Few” Reptiles But They Discover 45 Rattlesnakes Living Underneath His HouseKristian Bell / Shutterstock.com

A homeowner near Albany, Texas was having trouble with his cable service so he decided to go check it out.

He went through a crawl space but came clambering out when he discovered a more disconcerting problem. He found live snakes underneath the house.

With the assumption that they were just a “few” snakes, he called Big Country Snake Removal to take care of the problem.

Man Calls Snake-Removal Company  For “Few” Reptiles But They Discover 45 Rattlesnakes Living Underneath His HouseChameleonsEye / Shutterstock.com

When the company arrived on March 13, when they found was even more disturbing than the homeowner could have imagined.

The professionals removed 45 live rattlesnakes! We bet that was not what the man meant when he expected, “few”.

Posting an 18-minute video of the snake-removal on Facebook, the company wrote,

“We run into this scenario often, and people don’t think it can happen to them. Rattlesnakes don’t care how nice your house is or what kind of car you drive - they care simply about survival.”

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Owner of the company, Nathan Hawkins added that the biggest that was removed from the home was about 5 feet long.

Notwithstanding, the company has seen far worse as they removed 88 from one home 3 years ago.

Man Calls Snake-Removal Company  For “Few” Reptiles But They Discover 45 Rattlesnakes Living Underneath His Househecke61 / Shutterstock.com

Okay, how did so many snakes get into one place? That must have looked like a slithering mess!

Hawkins further noted that when individuals come across such snake infestations, they are meant to call on professionals to avoid being bitten.

Man Calls Snake-Removal Company  For “Few” Reptiles But They Discover 45 Rattlesnakes Living Underneath His HouseTon Bangkeaw / Shutterstock.com

So far, the video has gotten about 6,000 likes and over 4,000 comments due to numerous questions that Facebook users had about how to remove snakes and the reasons for such a large number of snakes in one place.

Now, we can only imagine how shaken this homeowner is. Imagine being in his shoes! Luckily, no one got hurt.

That was a creepy story! Some people have snakes as pets though and claim they are extremely intelligent and loving creatures. Here is a happy story for your daily dose of inspiration.

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