Video shows local snake expert swimming with giant King Cobra

Video shows local snake expert swimming with giant King Cobra

- A local snake catcher took his giant King Cobra out for a swim

- Dingo Dinkelman swam with a 4.8-metre cobra and filmed it

- The video reached more than 267 000 views and social media users were left shocked

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A local snake expert, who hails from Hillcrest, has gone viral on Mzansi social media. Dingo Dinkelman experienced a "once in a lifetime" moment when he swam with a massive King Cobra.

The highly venomous serpent measures a whopping 4.8 metres. The video gathered more than 267 000 views since it was shared online and we took a look at some of the reactions the footage generated.

Erika Lello McAnn commented:

"Nothing to see here. Just takin’ my cobra to the park for a swim. Because of you, kings are now my favourite snake. So inquisitive, majestic and gorgeous. What a great ambassador for the species."

Shawn Hyland added:

"Dingo you have balls of steel! I love it! Cheers brother!"

Desmond Dolinschek wrote:

"Dingo my friend! You and your snakes are insane! Love it!"

Imran Ahmed said:

"Gordon Bennet Dingo you’re a brave man."

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Take a look at the video below:

On Tuesday, reported on another snake story. A brave snake catcher has been commended for his dedication in saving a giant 4m-long python.

The massive snake was spotted at a home in the prestigious Zimbali Eco-Estate.

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