A SLIPPING snake hid perfectly among the foliage, making it nearly impossible to see – but can you spot it?
The mind-boggling snapshot of the camouflaged reptile has left Facebook users wondering if it’s even there.
The snapshot was posted online by Sunshine Coast Snake Catchers, a professional snake catching service in Queensland, Australia,
It shows what appears to be a quiet woodland scene filled with fallen trees and branches.
But, a camouflaged python is lurking somewhere – and a handful of eagle-eyed users must be trying to spot it.
The image was shared on Facebook as part of the weekly “Spot the Snake Sunday” game.
Amateur snake watchers around the world attempted to solve the puzzle – and many of their answers fell far short of reality.
“Some of the responses say this place must be crawling with several snakes,” one person wrote, “one user said.
“You’re not making it easy buddy,” someone else added.
A frustrated third user said, “Shit! I’m still at 0! “
“The picture was not that clear … Please put an HD picture in the future,” another joked.
However, other confident guessers claimed that they had managed to spot the snake.
“I did it, I did it !! Woo hoo my first place. Go ahead,” one person wrote.
“Yeah I finally got one,” someone else added.
Sunshine Coast Snake Catchers later revealed the snake was hiding in the middle of the photo, emerging from a large log.
It has been identified as a Coastal Carpet Python, the largest snake species in the Brisbane area.
They can reach 14 feet and, although not poisonous, they can cause serious injury via their 80 rear-facing teeth.
They are known to reach a length of 14 feet, but usually stop growing when they reach 7-9 feet.