That’s wierd! Snake with another snake hanging out its mouth!

A southern Tasmanian resident reported a snake in their driveway — but the snake catcher soon found out that was not quite correct!

What was thought to be a single copperhead turned out to be two snakes — a larger female with the tail of a smaller male snake she had eaten hanging out of her mouth. It’s thought the smaller male was trying to mate and the female was unimpressed with his size and ate him instead.

Once captured, the female regurgitated the male (it’s a defensive mechanism), which survived the ordeal relatively unharmed.