- A massive python was seen slithering down a driveway in a suburb in Durban
- Video footage shows how the huge snake was eventually caught and released
- Snake catcher, Nick Evans, declared the 31 kg beast to be the largest python he’d ever rescued
A huge python was seen slithering down a driveway in the Durban suburb of Waterfall recently.
Stunning video footage reveals how the snake nearly found its way into a home as it made its way under the driveway gate.
The video also shows the capture and release of the giant reptile by snake-catcher, Nick Evans.
Evans took to social media to share the news of the record-breaking rescue.
Based on the Facebook post, the creature weighed in at a whopping 31 kilograms and is 3.9 metres long.
Evans revealed this to be the biggest python that he’s ever had to rescue and was understandably chuffed by the achievement.
News 24 reported that a couple contacted Evans when they noticed the snake moving along the driveway.
Evans said, "The snake is not venomous. As I struggled with it, trying to carry it out of the bushes, it wrapped its head around my neck, so by the time I carried it out, I was a bit light-headed."
Briefly.co.za understands that KwaZulu-Natal residents have been keeping Evans busy with call-outs of late.
Evans was called into action last week as well when a KZN family struggled to get rid of 2 black mambas.
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