Australian Woman Hears 'Sliding And Banging' Coming From Her Attic At Night (SPOILER: Snake Fight!)

September 12, 2018


This is a video of snake wrangler Max Jackson (Max Johnson would have been even sweeter) responding to a call in Mount Coolum, Queensland, Australia from a woman who complained about 'sliding and banging' noises coming from her attic at night. The culprit? GHOSTS. Just kidding, two male carpet pythons doing battle after catching the scent of a female. Hoo-ah! Get it? "Al Pacino from Scent Of A Woman." You're good.

Sure enough when I jumped into the roof cavity I found two male Carpet Pythons (each about 2-2.5m) combating! This is typical behavior during the breeding season, but not always seen. I ended up relocating both snakes out of her roof to some nearby habitat where they could continue the battle.

Ahahahahha, he relocated them so they could continue their battle. As a huge fan of doing battle, I've gotta respect that. The last thing you want as a snake in the heat of a battle is to get bagged up in a pillowcase and dropped off somewhere nowhere near your opponent when you're convinced you were just about to finish him. 'I was so close -- I'd already tore his arms and legs off' I imagine both would-be champions thinking sadly to themselves before emotional eating like a dozen rats.

Keep going for the video.

Thanks to TrixAreForEveryone, who I 100% agree with.

  • Big Dog on Krampus

    it's like watching thumbwrestling

  • Jenness

    Now I can't get that out of my head, it's exactly like that

  • Chaz Gomez

    How do we know they were fighting? Maybe it was a little 50 Scales of Grey?

  • Jenness

    I think it's telling how many people commenting really really want this to be snake sex and not a snake fight.

  • TheQiwiMan

    We are Lovers, not Fighters. 😘

  • Wooder

    I love the battle techniques:
    I'm going to wrap around you, ok that didn't work, ok I'm gonna wrap around you harder this time...shit he saw that coming too...its like he's reading my mind.

  • TheQiwiMan

    What heteronormative hogwash. These are clearly two gay snakes engaging in some beautiful gay sex in the privacy of their own attic. Stop judging, bigots!

  • Eric Ord

    Literally could be.

  • Eric Ord


    PS This is me vs Meh but in a twist (no pun intended) ending Meh is the snakes and I'm the homeowner

  • The_Wretched

    They might be mating. Snakes are a little bit like Klingons.

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