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Snake Removed From Sleeping Man's Shirt Without Waking Him

Snake catchers were called after staff at a hospital saw a snake crawl up a man's clothing while he was taking a nap.

A snake was rescued from inside an elderly man's shirt while he was sleeping in India's Maharashtra Ahmednagar district hospital.

The removal was captured on camera.

Snake Removed From Man's Shirt Without Waking Him Up. Image: Multimedia LIVE
Snake Removed From Man's Shirt Without Waking Him Up. Image:  Youtube - Multimedia LIVE

Staff did not want to wake the man as it might have alarmed the snake.

According to reports the man was not a patient but was visiting someone who was in the intensive care unit, which was where he took a nap.

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Snake Catcher, Akash Jadhav, arrived at the hospital and removed the snake without waking the man up.

Snake Catcher Says The Man is Lucky It Didn't Bite Him. Image: Multimedia LIVE
Snake Catcher Says The Man is Lucky It Didn't Bite Him. Image: Youtube - Multimedia LIVE

The Snake Catching team said the sleeping man was lucky to be alive after finding out the Serpent was indeed poisonous.

The man only knew of the incident after the rescue mission was complete.

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