Snake Chases Man in TikTok Video, Mzansi Jokes Over His Reaction to Viper's Attack

Snake Chases Man in TikTok Video, Mzansi Jokes Over His Reaction to Viper's Attack

  • A viral TikTok video shows a large snake chasing after a grown man who was running for his dear life
  • The clip had people in stitches as the guy in the video desperately tried to get away from a giant snake determined to get him
  • A snake expert from the African Snakebite Institute spoke to Briefly News and settled online users's speculations about the snake's behaviour

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A video of a vicious snake on TikTok left people in stitches. The clip of a giant serpent going after a man amazed netizens.

Snake chases grown man
A TikTok of a giant snake chasing a man had people amused. Image: Getty/Images/suebg1 photography/Anadolu Agency
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The man in the video had a face-off with a snake slithering after him at lightning speed. The voice also amused people in the video in the background of the video trying to help the target.

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A video shared by @icejunior1 shows us one guy with a snake hot on his heels. The sound put over the clip is a woman in the background of the video yelling for a man named Murife to stop running. The TikTok is especially disturbing as the snake makes intentional strides towards the man.

Speaking to Briefly News, Luke Kemp from African Snakebite Insitute explained that snakes do not usually chase people but will pretend to if they are scared. He said that it may look like chasing but the snake is trying to get into a hole or a bush and the person may be in the way. Explaining the video, he says:

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The python is doing mock strike to scare the person or threat off. Each time it strikes, it slips down the slope and appears to be chasing the person. "

Online users react to TikTok of snake chasing man

Snakes are a disturbing sight for most. People were shocked to see the man trying to run for his life. Some peeps in the comments were confident that they would have been able to face the large snake head-on.

Rogue commented:

"They chase! Oh nonononono."

gideonfugah commented:

"Don't run."

Abena Hilda commentedd:

"This is my first time see something like this."

Wishes commented:

"I would have broke the tree and smashed its head in after I changed my pants as I'd probably spoil them first."

Hajia Madina commented:

"Eeei don’t turn, this is serious paaaa."

"There are flying snakes": Snake jumps off roof, peeps horrified by its agility

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Briefly News previously reported that a video of a snake went viral as it showed that snakes could jump. The video shows how the viper needed to get off a roof and took a leap.

The video went viral on TikTok as people were horrified by the scene. People flooded the comments to express how disturbed they were.

In a clip posted on TikTok, a long snake jumped off a roof without hesitation. The video showed people that there are snakes that can jump. In South Africa, a snake that can jump is the forest cobra as reported by National Geographic.

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