WATCH: Large rattlesnake found outside Florida home

A venomous snake was captured outside a home in Florida, according to a post on the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.

This video shows deputies capturing the eastern diamondback rattlesnake and releasing it in the wilderness.

"If you encounter a venomous animal, do not approach it and contact a licensed professional for removal," read a caption accompanying the post.

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According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, eastern diamondback rattlesnakes are found throughout the southeastern United States and have an average length of three to six feet.