Toddler picks up snake after mistaking it for a stick

Toddler picks up snake after mistaking it for a stick

This has got to be one of the scariest things we have seen with snakes this year...

A baby boy picking up a snake from the grass
A baby boy picking up a snake from the grass/TikTok Screenshot/@Ladbible

We can honestly say that we didn't think there was much more we could see about snakes that would make us more anxious, but clearly, we were wrong. 

This comes after we noticed a video shared to the LadBible TikTok page. 

In what started as a cute video, we see a toddler being led by his guardian playing fetch with the dog. 

The man who is videoing tells the toddler to throw the stick that he has in his hand so the dog can fetch it. 

Eventually, the toddler throws the stick and the dog diligently goes to fetch it.

Then this happens...

Watch what happened below, courtesy of TikTok

@ladbible He was ready to yeet that thing 😮 #snake #funnykids #stick #kids #fyp #ladbible ♬ original sound - LADbible

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Did you notice how the man rushed to the child when he realised what he had picked up?

It was extremely scary to even think about what could've happened to the child if the man did not act fast. Many people hit the comments section saying, "It's just a rat snake!". 

Apparently, rat snakes are the most common pet snakes, but that's not a good enough reason to keep us calm. 

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