A green tree frog was caught on cam eating a Coastal Taipan, a snake that is considered one of the most venomous snakes in the world.
Jamie Chapel, the owner of the Snake Take Away and Chapel Pest Control was called to a home in Townsville suburb of Stuart, Queensland, to remove the snake from a woman’s backyard on Tuesday this week.
The snake said he was on his way to the house when the woman called him again to say that the snake was being eaten by the frog.
Chapel said the green tree frog miraculously survived even after being bitten multiple times when it was trying to devour the third most venomous snake on planet earth.
Chapel said, “By the time I got there the frog had been bitten quite a few times but had almost swallowed it completely.”
He added, “I wasn’t sure if the frog was going to survive, but I didn’t want it to regurgitate the snake alive and for it to slither back into the woman’s yard, so I took it back with me.”
The frog survived the entire ordeal.
Chapel said he will be releasing the snake back in the wild if it stays alive.
Chapel said green tree frogs eat almost everything, but eating a venomous snake is not really common.
Talking about the call, he said, “Getting called to one is an experience.”
The pest controller shared the images of the frog eating the snake on social media.
Chapel said it was the coolest thing ever.
The post of Chapel got thousands of comments, likes, and shares.
Chapel said anyone bitten by the coastal taipan snake should go to a hospital or call the emergency services.