Urgent warning for Aussies and their pets as snake sightings skyrocket
- Australians are being warned that snake sightings are on the rise
- In Central Coast, NSW a snake catcher said he’s averaging six call outs a day
- Last week a western Sydney man was hospitalised with a brown snake bite
A massive spike in snake sightings has triggered an urgent warning for millions of Aussies and their pets, as the slithery reptiles venture into backyards on the hunt for food.
Rising temperatures on Australia’s east coast has resulted in snakes getting out and about as they look for a mate and a meal, now the winter cold is over.
While snakes don’t hibernate in the colder months they go into a state known as ‘brumation’ where they will sleep for long periods…