WATCH: Man tries to show off captured stingray... what could go wrong?

WATCH: Man tries to show off captured stingray... what could go wrong?

Why can't humans just leave wild animals alone?

Man stung by stingray video
Whatcouldgowrong/Reddit

We should start this off by saying in no way, shape or form do we encourage you to try this at home or put yourself in harm's way.

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But the recipe for a funny video is easy.

All you need is a human who is willing to risk his/her life and a wild animal.

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The perfect place to find videos like these would be on the Reddit thread, r/Whatcouldgowrong.

You see where we're going with this, right?

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If that is a question that you have to ask yourself before doing anything, one might also say that there is a 70% chance that something is bound to go wrong.

Take this young fisherman as an example.

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He was enjoying a relaxing evening fishing with his friend when he stumbled across a Californian round stingray. Instead of leaving the animal where he found him, he decided to show it off to his friend who was filming a video.

Just as he mentioned what he had found, the stingray decides that it has had enough and the rest is history.

Watch the series of unfortunate events unfold below:

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Luckily, while the man might be in a bit of pain, he survived the incident and escaped fairly unharmed.

Are we all just going to ignore the fact that this is exactly how we lost one of the greatest humans to ever walk this earth, Steve Irwin?

Don't let his death be in vain and leave the stingrays (and all the other dangerous animals) alone.

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Main image courtesy of Whatcouldgowrong/Reddit

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