‘Certainly life-threatening’: 80-year-old Australian survives 30-minute boat ride with tiger snake

‘Certainly life-threatening’: 80-year-old Australian survives 30-minute boat ride with tiger snake

The Guardian

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Fisherman Bob Thatcher was a long way from shore when he noticed a one-metre tiger snake was sharing his tiny tinnie

Most people would back well away at the site of a potentially deadly tiger snake – one of the world’s most venomous snakes.

But when 80-year-old Australian retired banker Bob Thatcher saw a one-metre tiger snake, he had nowhere to go.

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