Imagine driving down the highway and suddenly getting the bejesus scared out of you.

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That’s what happened to Ted Ogier recently in Australia. He was driving on the South Coast of New South Wales when a snake slithered out from under his hood!

And this was not just any serpent. This was a large red-bellied black snake, a venomous species. As it moved to the car’s side-view mirror, Ogier made the executive decision to pull the car over and take care of business.

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Thanks to a little help from his boss, the duo were able to use a broom and escort the snake safely to a nearby bush.

Anna Caplan contributes to Rare Houston and Rare Animals. 
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