These Snakes Dramatically Fake Their Own Death To Survive
If you’re a fan of the wild and the creatures in it, no doubt you know that some animals go to pretty extreme measures to defend themselves - they have to - it’s ultimately about their survival.
However, one animal
Think of soccer players who take a dive and put on a dramatic display so that the referees know they’ve been hurt. It’s like that - only more dramatic.
The snake, the hognose snake, has distinctive characteristics; an upturned snout, a short, stout body, and it puffs up and hisses at predators.
However, as a
Curling over and seemingly wincing, the snake turns onto it’s back, leaves it’s mouth open and then when it eventually ‘dies’, stays in position until it fears there is no longer a threat, before going about his day.