Just have a look at this guy.
The reptile, which was believed to be ill and was coated in the parasites, was lying in a backyard swimming pool on the Gold Coast in Queensland.
Snake catchers in Australia have rescued a carpet python which was found covered in hundreds of ticks.
A carpet python in Australia was blanketed in ticks - 511, to be exact. "I've done this for 26 years and this is the worst I've ever seen".
It was then Currumbin Wildlife Hospital where vets painstakingly removed the bugs.More news: Samsung Unveils Massive 219 Inch TV Called ‘The Wall’
Mr Harrison then shared a video on his Facebook page and informed his followers about the freaky discovery.
"What happens is, in Mother Nature animals can live in harmony with parasites both internal and external", he says.
"If something happens to them the parasites get the better of them".
In a video, Harrison explains to the resident who called in the rescue that the python had likely made its way into the pool to try and drown the ticks.
According to the government health department paralysis ticks are mostly found in moist and humid coastal areas and is most active especially after rain in high humidity.More news: Andres Iniesta: Difficult To See Neymar Returning To Barcelona
"There are still tiny young ones under the scales that will be treated with drugs to kill them", Harrison later posted on Facebook.
They also replied to another person that "snakes deal with it better" compared with other animals, but said on Thursday the ticks could have killed the python if it wasn't discovered.
The snake catchers shared this image on Friday morning with the caption, "Another gross photo of those ticks... ewww now my skin is crawling".
He added to his update, later: "Ok everyone. Jesus Christ", Mr Harrison exclaimed on the video.
A professional snake handler got the python out of the swimming pool and the tick-ridden reptile was taken for treatment at a wildlife clinic, the report said.More news: Apple to launch 3 iPhones in wake of disappointing XR