A woman was terrified after she stepped onto her porch and was met by a snake jumping out of the bushes and lunging at her.
The incident was captured by the Ring doorbell camera at the woman’s Burleson, Texas home.
In the video, you can see the porch, with a bench up against the wall of the house and a gardening bed nearby.
After a few seconds, a woman walks onto the porch and heads towards the bench. She stands for a moment, before jumping back screaming!
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A giant snake jumped out of a bush in the gardening bed and lunged at her feet.
Clearly, the poor woman was terrified and she ran full-speed into the house screaming.
As she shared with ViralHog, “He jumped out at me and I near died.”
While we can’t say for certain what kind of snake was lurking in the bushes waiting to strike, comments on the video speculate it could’ve been a copperhead.
One person commented, “Didn’t strike like a Diamond back, + no rattle. Copperheads are extremely venomous. I’m just southeast of Burleson TX.”
According to LiveScience, copperhead snakes bite more people than any other snake in the United States, and often give no warning before striking. They simply sense a threat, like a person walking by, and strike.
While these snake bites are generally not life-threatening, they can be quite painful and anyone who’s bitten should seek out immediate medical care.Whizzco