YouTuber Nick Bishop, who passes by the name ‘Nick The Wrangler’, journeys through the US to search for and document wild snakes and animals. Amid one such trip, while searching for snakes, he sits down to take a break and a venomous rattlesnake slithers crawls up to him.
In the video, which has gathered 6.7 million views on Facebook since being shared only two days prior, Nick looks absolutely terrified. “I am afraid to move… I am frozen,” he can be heard saying.
The snake, as per the video description, is an Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake. These rattlesnakes are dangerously venomous, and despite the fact that they don’t attack until provoked, their bites can prove to be fatal to humans, as per the National Geographic.
As Nick tries to get the snake to move away by gently touching its tail, it just slithers right up on him.
As his YouTube description itself states clearly: “This was a wild encounter with a highly dangerous venomous snake. Do not attempt.”
Watch the terrifying encounter below:
“I don’t know who was more nervous, him or me…” writes a commenter on Facebook.
A few, however, have called the video staged and ‘suspicious’, given that the cameraperson did not try to help Nick.
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