Nathan Hawkins is the owner of Big Country Snake Removal and has been working with snakes in texas for the past 20 years. “They’re actually very, very amazing creatures that are really misunderstand. There are irrational fears around them.”

Call me irrational, but if I lift the toilet lid to do my business and I find a rattlesnake in the bowl... I'm gonna freak the hell out.

That's what happened to the Mcfadden family of Abilene, Texas. Young son Isac discovered the snake and alerted his mother who in turn used a shovel to kill it.

They then called Hawkins to come remove it and do an inspection on the house. “If you do this long enough, you kind of understand snakes and what they do during certain times of the year,” said Hawkins.

First he checked an old storm cellar and found 13 snakes all jammed into a corner. Then he started crawling underneath the house, that's where he found another ten rattlesnakes.

Read more at CBS News.