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21 July 2021, 15:15
A photograph of a patch of trees has Facebook stumped - can you spot the snake?
The internet has become well and truly stumped by a photograph of a patch of trees with a snake hidden within it.
Facebook users are struggling to spot the reptile, which is camouflaged among the greenery.
The photograph was shared by Sunshine Coast Snake Catchers, a professional snake-catching service based in Queensland, Australia.
It was shared to their Facebook page as part of their weekly game, 'Spot the Snake Sunday'.
A team member said: "Happy Sunday Snake Spotters. Have fun finding a recent release from a worksite in Mooloolaba - name the Species if and when you find the snake.
"Hint: This snake blends into this type of environment and loves climbing. P.s. yes there is a snake here…"
A number of eagle-eyed snake-spotters struggled to see the snake, with one writing: "Sorry, still don’t see a snake…guess I should never go walking in the forrest."
Another joked: "OK if I could, I would circle the whole photo."
A team member later revealed that the snake is slithering up a tree in the bottom right of the photo.
It has been identified as a common tree snake – a mildly venomous snake found in the region.