Couple's lucky escape as monster Python slithers into bed

A Queensland woman woke up to find a 3 metre-long snake inches from her face The huge scrub python had disturbed the family dog Susie, who woke her owner A snake catcher then safely removed and relocated the 'bad tempered' snake Queenslanders are reminded to keep all their doors and windows locked at night 

By Yael Brender For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 04:24 GMT, 21 November 2017 | Updated: 04:24 GMT, 21 November 2017

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An unlucky woman experienced a waking nightmare on Friday morning when she opened her eyes to find a three-metre long scrub python just centimetres from her face.

Jan Nielson was sleeping peacefully in her Trinity Park home when her dog Susie started pawing her and whimpering at around 4am.

She assumed that the dog was misbehaving and wanted to get into bed with her and her husband Geoff, but when she flicked the light on she got the shock of her life.

Jan Nielson opened her eyes to find a 3m python (pictured) inches from her face as she slept

Jan Nielson opened her eyes to find a 3m python (pictured) inches from her face as she slept

Matt Hagan from Cairns Snake Catcher was able to safely remove and relocate the 3m python

Matt Hagan from Cairns Snake Catcher was able to safely remove and relocate the 3m python

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