Snakes can jump.
The menacingly beautiful blue coral snake preys on other fast moving, venomous snakes. To immobilize its prey, this reptile employs a particularly nasty venom—one that makes the last moments of the victim’s life a living hell.
One man in Florida was surprised when a six-foot snake emerged from his Hyundai’s hood during rush hour on U.S. Highway 19, reports WTSP. Surprisingly, that car is not on fire at the bottom of a ravine (like it should be), although consider this my request to nuke it from orbit just to be sure.
There is an old adage that applies to buying things, especially used cars and that is, "Buyer Beware." I never thought that would mean, "Buyer Beware Of Fucking Snakes!" One UK woman just got a crash course in the updated mantra after she bought a used VW.
A Santa Fe woman was wondering why her Toyota Tacoma stopped when passerby Jackson Ault rendered assistance. He popped the hood like a gentleman then "freaked out a little bit" when he was greeted by a seven-foot python "flicking its little tongue, lookin' right at me."
Sad news to report out of Katy, Texas, where a local TV station was reporting on a flooded road and a snake trying to dodge traffic/kill tires. The snake was actually doing OK until it met a Chevy Malibu, which promptly attacked the snake. And it was all captured on video.
It's been a banner week for tiny animals being saved from perilous dangers, as this news breaks of a pilot holding up a flight because he didn't want to run over a little garter snake. And also, D'AWWW!
I don't know about you folks, but I have a strict policy in my car: I don't transport deadly, venomous snakes. Apparently some people in Vietnam don't have the same policy, especially this man that had 53 of them in his car.
Beating Hollywood to the punch, an unsuspecting Brazilian biker found himself in an impromptu "Snakes On A Plane" sequel, when a snake crawled onto him at roughly 164 miles per hour.
A Tennessee family on a road trip discovered they had a stowaway when a snake slithered onto the windshield and hung out for several miles. Happy airlines? Even snakes think plane travel is too expensive.