A fisherman reeled in a huge cod and got the surprise of his life after seeing what was in its mouth Youtube Screenshot

44-year-old Andy Warton was fishing near Melville Island in Australia’s Northern Territory when he captured a cod fish.

However, seconds later, he noticed a deadly snake in its mouth.

“This is a cod and it’s got a snake in its mouth. […] He’s just eaten it! Ain’t that incredible,” a person in the YouTube video can be heard saying.

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You can see Warton reel the snake out of its mouth and throw them both back into the water.

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According to The Mirror, Andy said the snake was a spotted black snake, one of the most venomous in Australia.

(h/t IFLScience)

Melissa Gotleib is a content editor at Rare.
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