Video Shows Big Snake and Huge Huntsman Spider in Bedroom of Family Home

A large snake and a venomous huntsman spider were found in the same bedroom at a home in Australia. Snake catchers were called to the house after the owners spotted a "large snake" in the bedroom, estimated to be around seven feet in length.

Stuart McKenzie, from the Sunshine Coast Snake Catchers 24/7, attended the call. He said the owners had closed the bedroom door as soon as they spotted it and contacted McKenzie the following morning. They had peaked into the room to see if it was still there and saw items knocked over.

As he enters the room, McKenzie spots a "massive" huntsman spider on the wall at the head of the bed. "It's one of the biggest ones we've ever seen," he can be heard saying in a video of the catch.

At the foot of the bed, on top of a bookshelf, the team spots the snake—a large carpet python—curled up beneath a wine rack. "That's not really what you want in your bedroom that's for sure," McKenzie says.

As McKenzie tries to unfurl the snake from the wine rack, it starts trying to slither away, but he manages to pick it up and remove it from the property.

"How's that at the end of the bed," he says. "My goodness. And you've got that [the huntsman spider] at the head of the bed. It's unbelievable. That's two of people's worst fears, a snake at one of end of the bed and a big a**e huntsman at the other."

While the snake was placed in a bag, the spider was collected with McKenzie's hat and taken out of the property and placed in a bush outside.

Carpet pythons are found across northern, eastern and southern Australia. They are non-venomous and tend to feed on frogs, lizards, birds and mammals. They normally grow to between six and nine feet in length. While they are not particularly dangerous to humans, they can inflict a painful bite if threatened.

Huntsman spiders are venomous, but their bite is not deadly to humans. There are 94 known species, with most having a leg span of up to six inches. The largest huntsman species, the giant huntsman spider, can grow to double that size.

"This is about as close to a horror movie as our job gets," McKenzie and Brendan "Westy" West wrote on the company Facebook page following the call out.

They said the python likely came into the house through a vent in the bathroom or via a broken fly screen door. How the spider entered is unknown, although huntsmen are known to make their way into houses and cars, often being found hiding in sun visors.

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A carpet python and huntsman spider were found in the same bedroom at a home in Australia. Getty Images