A fisherman reeled in a huge cod and got the surprise of his life after seeing what was in its mouth

A fisherman reeled in a huge cod and got the surprise of his life after seeing what was in its mouth

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MELVILLE ISLAND, Australia — Andy Warton, 44, was fishing near Melville Island in Australia's Northern Territory last month when he caught a cod.

However, seconds later, he noticed a deadly snake in the fish's mouth.

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“This is a cod and it’s got a snake in its mouth. […] He’s just eaten it! Ain’t that incredible,” a person in the YouTube video can be heard saying.

You can see Warton reel the snake out of its mouth and throw them both back into the water.

According to The Mirror, Warton said the snake was a spotted black snake, one of the most venomous in Australia.