Venemous copperhead snakes can be found across many different U.S. states.
The snake was identified as a Western diamond-backed rattlesnake, responsible for more human bites than any other rattlesnake species.
"The man was brought to our attention when he appeared in local media taking his python into the surf," said senior wildlife officer Jonathan McDonald.
"I'm surprised I didn't wreck," said the woman who was driving when she saw the snake in the footwell of the passenger seat.
The man in Australia was fatally bitten while attempting to free his friend from a snake that had attached itself to his leg.
The three-year-old chimp, named Gandali, was bitten by an extremely venomous eastern brown snake.
"You never know what could have washed in with the flooding," a Florida sheriff's office warned.
On Friday, the python was found curled up in the same location as four others, alive and dead, had been discovered in the past month.
The phenomenon happens when the embryo begins to split, but not all the way, leading to two independent heads being attached to the same body.
Found in woodlands, grasslands, swamps and marshes, both snakes are native to Missouri, but only one is venomous.
Snakes are illegal within city limits in Sioux City, Iowa.
The serpent is lurking somewhere in this photo, but can you find it?
The boy was rushed to hospital after being bitten by a sand viper hidden on a branch while walking through a national park with his family.
Benji the dog has also been known to do a "snake bark," when he senses a reptile lurking in the home.
"This was the first time in over 20 years of my business that I have ever found a snake in the toilet," snake catcher Steve Kennedy told Newsweek.
James Bindoff, who goes by Townsville Snake Catcher on the internet, found an unusual culprit after responding to what was thought to be a loudly hissing snake.
The snake had previously been mistaken for others, however researchers have now found it is an entirely new species.
The reptile was found in a chicken coop after swallowing the eggs by accident.
"Pythons negatively impact the Everglades ecosystem by preying upon native wildlife," said the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
The python is one of the largest in state of Florida, far exceeding the average size for the invasive species.
The 15-foot-long reticulated python named Big Mama is on the loose in a Los Angeles neighborhood and can swallow a medium-sized dog whole.
Doctors in San Marino, next to Italy, rushed to get the man antivenom, which was available only at a pharmacy in Geneva, Switzerland.
The two 8-foot snakes can be seen twisting rapidly around each other as they attempt to fend each other off.
"She just slithered into the living room," Lisa Norwood from the City of San Antonio Animal Care Services told Newsweek.
The massive python was so long that it lay across an entire lane of the road, needing help from snake catchers to move it safely back into the bushes.
The reptile had escaped from where it was kept as a pet inside the house. "We think the description of giant was an undersell..." the sheriff's post read.
An officer in Idaho "bravely" relocated the inconspicuous rattlesnake before it could cause any injuries.
Local news outlets report that 19 people were rushed to a Rajasthan hospital with snake bites, all in the 24 hours after the cyclone battered parts of India.