The delivery employee, Faisal Latif, recorded the incident while attempting to drop off a package, then later posted the video on TikTok. In his clip, Latif reveals that he found a snake “waiting” for him at the customers’ doorstep.
Latif’s clip has been viewed more than 22,000 times, racking up plenty of comments from users who praised his reaction. At first, he’s clearly scared of the animal, but he ultimately manages to complete his delivery and scare off the snake.
First, Latif sets down the package — after some negotiating with the snake.
“I am just gonna set this down to the side, buddy,” Latif tells the animal. “Watch out. Bruh, get away from there!”
He then explains that he wants to try scaring off the snake, walking back to his vehicle for supplies.
“Real talk I wanna get this away from their door,” he says, laughing.
Armed with what appears to be an iPhone car mount, Latif returns and tries convincing the snake to leave. Eventually, it slithers away.
TikTok users seemed to find Latif’s handling of the situation both hilarious and kind. Many wrote that they’d have just left after finding something so “scary.”
“I would literally ~pass away~ if there was a snake by my door. You deserve an award,” one user wrote.
“You’re the nicest person ever for going back and getting it to leave,” another added.
“How are you not scared?” another asked.
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