As she was preparing to go to sleep, a woman saw 18 live snakes under her bed.
After spotting what she believed was a "piece of fuzz" moving on the floor, Trish Wilcher had to do a double take.
She observed another piece of "fuzz" moving seconds later at her house in Georgia, in the United States.
She eventually found a mother snake and 17 babies after "turning the bedroom upside down".
Ms Wilcher suspects the animal gave birth under her bed!
"Up the street they have cleared some land that has been grown up for some time now…therefore we were the home spot for her litter! I am struggling to move about the house much less sit down anywhere!!! I may need a cardiologist after this!!!" Ms Wilcher joked.
"Needless to say we did not feel threatened after finding the momma…therefore to the creek they went. Still uneasy!"
A wildlife expert named Dan rounded up the reptiles before releasing them at a river near the property in the town of Augusta.
"Dan has come and gone, he did not find anymore...suspect the snake had a live birth under my bed...yes under my bed! Still in shock!"
The snakes were not poisonous, Ms Wilcher added.
Despite a specialist successfully removing the animals, Trish says she was scared senseless after the surprise reptile encounter at her house. She also says she has a "slight feeling there may be more than one remaining".
Lots of laughs at Courtneys
There promises to be a lot of laughs in Courtney’s Bar next Thursday (October 27) with comedian Colum McDonnell’s live show. The Dundalk native has appeared in RTÉ’s ‘The Savage […]
There promises to be a lot of laughs in Courtney’s Bar next Thursday (October 27) with comedian Colum McDonnell’s live show.
The Dundalk native has appeared in RTÉ’s ‘The Savage Eye’ and ‘Bridget and Eamon’ as hapless friend ‘Fierce Handy Frank’. He also headlines festivals.
The comedian and actor is best known for his television appearances and writing credits on the IFTA nominated satirical RTÉ sketch show ‘Irish Pictorial Weekly’.
His comedy festival appearances include the Kilkenny Cat Laughs, The Vodafone Comedy Festival and the Edinburgh International Comedy Festival.
Colum has been described as having ‘the intelligence of Arsene Wenger, the looks of Che Guevara and the accent of Jim Corr’.
Doors open at 8.30pm on the night.
Sisters are back in the habit for heavenly musical
Brace yourselves sisters – the habit is coming to the Gleneagle INEC Arena from January 31 to February 4 as ‘Sister Act – the Musical’ promises a Heavenly experience. Don’t […]
Brace yourselves sisters – the habit is coming to the Gleneagle INEC Arena from January 31 to February 4 as ‘Sister Act – the Musical’ promises a Heavenly experience.
Don’t miss this eagerly anticipated brand new production of the Broadway and UK smash hit musical ‘Sister Act’ direct from London.
All your prayers have been answered with a stunning cast including West End sensation and Hairspray star Lizzie Bea and Emmerdale and Waitress legend Sandra Marvin as Deloris, everyone’s favourite nun on the run!
Disco diva Deloris’ life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a murder. Placed under protective custody she is hidden in the one place she shouldn’t be found – a convent! Encouraged to help the struggling choir, she helps her fellow sisters find their true voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own.
Featuring original music by Tony® and eight-time Oscar® award-winner Alan Menken (Disney’s Aladdin, Enchanted) and songs inspired by Motown, soul and disco, this heavenly musical is joyous and uplifting in equal measures. A musical sent from above, Sister Act is the brilliant, must-see show which raises the spirits and warms the soul time after time.
Early bird tickets (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday shows only) on sale now from €34 (running until October 14) available from www.inec.ie and www.ticketmaster.ie.
Early Bird offer (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday shows) from €34.
Stage & Stalls (Friday and Saturday and all shows after early bird) from €48.65
Balcony, Upper Balcony, Side Balconies from €44.05 (Friday and Saturday and all shows after early bird)
Family of four from €156.20
OAPs and Students – from €36.50 (all shows).
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