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A HORNY snake was kicked out of bed, like many other bad boys before it, after slithering between the sheets and over the legs of an unsuspecting woman.

Hailee Skinner, 24, of Humpty Doo, returned home from dinner, got into bed and started watching a movie when she "felt something touching (her) leg" on Sunday night.

"At first I thought it was a gecko," Ms Skinner said.

"I kicked it off and I looked down and saw a snake.

"All I could see was something slithering."

Ms Skinner said she screamed when she saw the frisky reptile on the ground after it had tried to seduce her.

"I've never been friendly with snakes," Ms Skinner said. "My biggest fear in the moment was that it would bite me then go off into the house and we wouldn't be able to find it.

"I called my mum, who called my brother, who came and wrangled it. My brother said it was an olive python."

The snake was about 60cm long. Ms Skinner said she had spotted several snakes - including pythons and green tree snakes - on the deck and in the yard at her family's home in the past nine years. "But I'd never seen one inside and definitely not in my bed," she said.

"I've got no idea how it got there but it might have come in with the washing basket.

"I'll definitely be checking the bed and making sure there are no open doors or holes or any other way for them to get in from now on."

Ms Skinner said her brother released the snake in a nearby swamp.

Reptile wrangler Chris Peberdy said a professional should be called to remove snakes from homes.

"The No.1 cause of snake bites is interfering or playing with them," he said.

"If you get bitten, stay calm, and bandage the area and call for help."

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Things like this keep me from moving to Australia. :s

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sounds like the plot of a Japanese porn video!

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a horny snake? lol

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So? L. Olivaceus isn't venomous or particularly dangerous. They're much like our local rat snakes - large, but not a threat. We look on them as excellent vermin disposal units.

OTOH, I could go out back here and collect 3-4 rattlers in short order. Southeatern Michigan is loaded with them.

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Horny snake, Humpty Doo - priceless!  :laugh:

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crikey! :D

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sounds like the plot of a Japanese porn video!

i'm sure i've seen that video...oh wait..

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