Watch: Man picks up snake that is 'playing dead'

Watch: Man picks up snake that is 'playing dead'

This is definitely not something you see every day...

snake playing dead

We have seen dogs rolling over and playing dead, now meet the snake that does the same thing.

Imagine finding a snake in your backyard and thinking it was dead, only to find that it was actually alive and slithering.

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This is what happened to an unidentified young man who found a snake 'playing dead' - and decided to pick it up!

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Needless to say that the snake felt threatened by this dangerous human, and as a defence mechanism decided to play dead, but it did not expect the human to pick it up!

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