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Entertainment Matthew McConaughey reveals he nearly DIED after an encounter with a venomous brown snake in Australia

06:15  22 november  2019
06:15  22 november  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Brush with danger: Matthew McConaughey has revealed he nearly died after an encounter with a venomous brown snake in Australia 30 years ago. When asked what his favourite Australian animal was, he said: 'The brown snake .

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Matthew McConaughey in a blue shirt: Brush with danger: Matthew McConaughey has revealed he nearly died after an encounter with a venomous brown snake in Australia 30 years ago© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Brush with danger: Matthew McConaughey has revealed he nearly died after an encounter with a venomous brown snake in Australia 30 years ago He is currently on a press trip in Australia, where he is promoting Wild Turkey whiskey and his new 'eco cabin' business.

And Matthew McConaughey has revealed he narrowly avoided death during a previous visit Down Under, when he encountered a venomous brown snake.

During an interview on the Today show, the 50-year-old actor recalled almost stepping on the deadly reptile when he was an exchange student in the 1980s.

a reptile on a beach: Killer snake: The 50-year-old actor almost stepped on the deadly reptile when he was an exchange student in the 1980s. Pictured: stock image of a brown snake© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Killer snake: The 50-year-old actor almost stepped on the deadly reptile when he was an exchange student in the 1980s. Pictured: stock image of a brown snake When asked what his favourite Australian animal was, he said: 'The brown snake. When I was here, I almost stepped on one. I should have been bitten.'

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Matthew had encountered the dangerous serpent at a friend's house in Warnervale, around 95km north of Sydney's CBD.

'It was a bit dark. It went right through my legs and gave me bit of a scare,' he said.

Matthew McConaughey sitting on a table: Matthew, who is the creative director of whiskey brand Wild Turkey, is in Australia to launch With Thanks, an initiative designed to recognise and support local companies protecting the natural environment© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Matthew, who is the creative director of whiskey brand Wild Turkey, is in Australia to launch With Thanks, an initiative designed to recognise and support local companies protecting the natural environment The brown snake, native to eastern and central Australia, is considered the world's second-most venomous land snake.

Since 2000, the species has been responsible for 23 deaths.

If left untreated, its venom can cause cardiac arrest, cardiovascular collapse and hemorrhage.

a man standing in front of a building: He has also joined forces with travel start-up Unyoked to design and help build an off-the-grid cabin to encourage more Australians to reconnect with the wild© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited He has also joined forces with travel start-up Unyoked to design and help build an off-the-grid cabin to encourage more Australians to reconnect with the wild Matthew added: 'My friend came over and they caught it and said, "That's a brown snake, mate... that could have really sucked."

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'That's [why it's] my favourite animal, because it didn't bite me!'

Matthew, who is the creative director for whiskey brand Wild Turkey, is in Australia to launch With Thanks, an initiative designed to recognise and support local companies protecting the natural environment.

He has also joined forces with travel start-up Unyoked to design and help build an off-the-grid cabin to encourage more Australians to reconnect with the wild.

'What nightmares are made of': Mum drives 20km before discovering one of the world's deadliest snakes is hiding under her son's car seat .
Kathy Pablo, from Weipa in the far north of the state, found the poisonous snake inside her car after driving 20 kilometers into town with her son.Kathy Pablo, from Weipa in the far north of the state, found the highly venomous snake inside her car after driving 20km into town with her son.

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