- Australian family shocked to find a brown snake outside their front door recently
- Anita Johnston records the moment when the reptile tries to break into her home
- The snake finally leaves on its own accord after several hours at the front door
A family were left trapped inside their home for an entire day after a huge brown snake camped outside their door unexpectedly.
Anita Johnston from Newcastle, in New South Wales, initially thought the ruckus was caused by a magpie but was surprised to see a brown snake at her doorstep instead.
She said the reptile appeared at her family home in Stockton on Wednesday morning,Newcastle Herald reports.
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An Australian family shocked to find a brown snake outside their front door recently
The snake is seen here slithering on a family’s doorstep which is protected by netting
‘It was banging its head on the door,’ she told the publication.
‘It was striking at the door.
‘I am not worried, it can’t get in, but it was aggressive.’
She said her two sons which showed mixed emotions with her older boy, five, being excited while her one-year-old displayed a sense of fear towards the snake.
The clip was uploaded by Ms Johnston on her personal Facebook page shows the reptile slithering in front of a door which is protected by netting.
According to the publication, the reptile eventually left on its own accord.
Daily Mail Australia had contacted Ms Johnston who declined to be interviewed.
Anita Johnson (pictured left) recorded the incident which occurred at her home on Wednesday