This disturbing video has emerged of a venomous water snake flashing its fangs and turning on the floor after its head had been cut off.
After a few moments the nerve endings die out and the snake stops moving. It’s then prodded by one the viewers checking for signs of life.
The Daily Mail reports,
Streaks and dots of blood can be seen on the ground and a separate picture shows the serpent’s body, without its head.
Jill-Scott Mollett from Sunnyvale, Texas posted the video on her Facebook account earlier this week and said her two young daughters had come across the deadly serpent in a garden flowerbed.
In the absence of a knife ‘Avery’ used tree loppers to cut its head, thus avoiding a potentially deadly bite from the animal.
Jill-Scott Mollett’s post read: ‘So the girls found a cottonmouth water moccasin today, in our flower bed of all places.
‘We didn’t have a knife close to us, so Avery chopped it’s head off with some tree loppers. The girls’ favorite part was when the head kept trying to bite stuff for a few minutes after it was chopped off its body. #CountryLivingAtItsFinest’
The video has stoked varied responses on social media with some venting their outrage at the killing.
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