A woman shopping in Target in, Apex, North Carolina thought she was being pranked but instead came face to face with the real thing.
She saw what she thought was a toy snake among the cans of baked beans in Target.
Thinking it was a joke, she pulled out her camera to video it but when she zoomed in she got a surprise, the snakes tongue came out!.
Staying calm, she got help. A Target spokesperson said the snake was unharmed and removed from the store.
The area where the snake was found was sanitized and pest control was called in.