WATCH: Durban family finds 2.3m black mamba at sliding door

2019-06-18 13:47
A family in Westville, Durban had an unexpected visitor at their door earlier this month.

A family in Westville, Durban had an unexpected visitor at their door earlier this month.

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WATCH: Snake caught comfortably sitting in bedroom corner

2017-12-07 12:36

A Durban-based family woke up to a quite a surprise when they discovered a black mamba curled underneath a sleeper couch in their living room. Watch. WATCH

A family in Westville, Durban had an unexpected visitor earlier this month.

The family was shocked to find that a 2.3m black mamba had made itself comfortable right outside their sliding door.

Nick Evans, owner of KwaZulu-Natal Amphibian and Reptile Conservation, was quickly summoned and by the time he arrived, the snake had slithered between tiles stacked in a pile outside.

It took the 25-year-old almost 10 minutes to catch it.

Once captured, Evans microchipped the reptile and released it.

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