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    Updated on 25 Sep 2018. Posted on 24 Sep 2018

    This Mother Found One Of The Most Venomous Snakes In The World In Her Daughter's Bedroom

    "It was up around the bassinet, in her cot, it was all over."

    A mother on Australia's Gold Coast had the fright of her life after discovering a deadly brown snake in her four-month-old daughter's bedroom.

    WARNING: Snake season has arrived. A mother has had the fright of her life after finding a deadly brown snake in her four-month-old daughter's cot. #9News https://t.co/0rQi6ZKJ9K

    Aleisha Mitchley spotted the metre-long snake only a little while after taking her daughter out of her crib.

    "It was up around the bassinet, in her cot, it was all over," she told Channel Nine.

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    "It was petrifying, I was very scared, I didn't know what to do. I'm trying to reach for my phone and stop my son from trying to go see the snake."

    On Monday morning Mitchley told Sunrise she initially thought it was a toy. "I'm calling out 'snake' and my son, little nature warrior, is going 'I want to see it! I want to see it!'"

    Mitchley said the snake had managed to get into the home despite having screens and doorstoppers. "We had the garage open ... so I'm thinking maybe it snuck in under there."

    Eastern browns are the second most venomous snake in the world. You definitely do not want to find anywhere near your baby.

    That said, deaths from brown snake bites are rare in Australia. Around 300 people are bitten every year, and 35 people have died since 2000.

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