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Bizarre Moment Snake Appears To Play Dead -
Published: 1 month ago By: Caters Clips

By: Caters ClipsPublished: 1 month ago

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This is the incredibly bizarre and rare moment that a snake feigns death to deter potential predators.

Caught on film in Mission, Texas, USA by Eric Johnson, the eastern indigo snake exhibits to very unusual behaviour not normally associated with its kind.

When approached by Eric, the cold-blooded creature begins to squirm vigorously to get away but, realising it can’t, the snake stops dead, mouth gaping and contorts its neck to appear as if it’s broken.

The reptile remains limp and lifeless as Eric inspects it, but when the self-taught snake expert steps away it ‘comes back to life’, darting its tongue forward as if nothing is wrong.

Eric, also from Mission, said: “I have never seen anything like this before."

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Tøp is life
'Tøp is life' 2 days ago
can snakes have seizures ???
Edmar Fecler
'Edmar Fecler' 1 week ago
error! 404 not found!
jay patel
'jay patel' 2 weeks ago
you just can't stop touching the snake - bloody harrassment!
'DalamartheDark88' 2 weeks ago
that snake looks like its full, perhaps it feel threatened but can't really run or fight so it displays a fake death display to avoid predation
sathvik joshuva
'sathvik joshuva' 2 weeks ago
catch it's ass untill it fucks you
Alex Israelyan
'Alex Israelyan' 2 weeks ago
Maybe some paralyzing poison or sth
'UV VC' 3 weeks ago
It's not that bizarre. There are certain types of snakes that use the 'play dead' method to lure in prey then striking once in a close range. But they are smart, I'm not gonna deny that.
Clorox Bleach
'Clorox Bleach' 1 month ago
I think he's hurt or got injured
'Konagalvo1' 1 month ago
It doesn't have that behavior......Maybe it had a seizure?
'Masterpg2007' 1 month ago
When you nut but she still suckin 0:42
erkan ender Soylu
'erkan ender Soylu' 1 month ago
Leave it free! İdiot!The snake is afraid and in shock!Leave it alone!
Mark Frost
'Mark Frost' 1 month ago
why would you even touch it id be heck no
'mustluvkatina' 1 month ago
I recognize this he may have gotten into pesticides
Wan Abdul Rahman Wan Nazmy
really good snake .. doesnt bite at all
'workdaypegasus' 1 month ago
Amazing! very nice footage. Good job on catching this on video!
'Daikon' 1 month ago
when ur mum called you to dinner
moad Bader
'moad Bader' 1 month ago
الحية متعاطيه صنف فاخر...
'Cool' 1 month ago
Sleeping man
Bao Tony
'Bao Tony' 1 month ago
Is that poisonous snake? Why it did not bite?
Ashleigh Lee
'Ashleigh Lee' 1 month ago
Can snakes get narcolepsy?
Deb JB
'Deb JB' 1 month ago
This is the funniest thing that I've ever seen! Lol!!
Grime 404
'Grime 404' 1 month ago
Maybe it's having a snake stroke
Anai Bendai
'Anai Bendai' 1 month ago
You probably caught it at the very moment it was downloading updates.
Ante Brkic
'Ante Brkic' 1 month ago
She's pining for the fjords!
Sullyfied 101
'Sullyfied 101' 1 month ago
'adrian' 1 month ago
this is awsome man I never see anything like this in snakes
'张朋' 1 month ago
well, since it's dead, let's talk about how to eat it, full of energy and protein
Scumbag Zee
'Scumbag Zee' 1 month ago
oh shit, medusa
Erlich Bachman
'Erlich Bachman' 1 month ago
My wife does the exact same thing, whenever I touch her.
Debbie Snider
'Debbie Snider' 1 month ago
I've seen a Hog nose snake play dead, to protect itself, they are well known for that. I hope this snake is ok but maybe it's a form of self defense? Good video! Thanks for sharing :)
Johnny Boy
'Johnny Boy' 1 month ago
It's not playing dead it's scared to death, kill it or stop playing with it.
Bob C
'Bob C' 1 month ago
maybe having a seizure
Jessica Rabbit
'Jessica Rabbit' 1 month ago
pretty smart snake
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