Unusual Video of Very Long Snake Clinging to Driver's Wing Mirror as He Travels Full Speed Stirs Reactions
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Unusual Video of Very Long Snake Clinging to Driver's Wing Mirror as He Travels Full Speed Stirs Reactions

  • A video of the shocking moment a van driver spotted a snake clinging to his wing mirror has emerged
  • The clip shows the driver travelling at 70mph along with the M5 towards Staffordshire in the United Kingdom
  • A few people who have seen the rare footage of the serpent on the car mirror have shared their views on it

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A video showing the incredible moment a van driver spotted a massive snake clinging to his wing mirror has surfaced on social media.

The driver, James, was travelling at 70mph along with the M5 towards Staffordshire in the United Kingdom, with his son Charlie Bristow, 25, in the passenger seat.

The Sun reports that Charlie leaned over James to film the grass snake slithering around the front bonnet and onto the right-wing mirror.

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Snake clinging to his wing mirror
Photo of snake clinging to his wing mirror. Source: The Sun
Source: UGC

In the clip, the serpent can be seen making treacherous moves to the side of the car before it slithers to the top of the wing mirror while continuously sticking out its tongue.

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After realising it can't go any further, the snake then tries to curl around to get back to the bonnet.

Per the report, the reptile later fell from the car and tumbled onto the concrete motorway while the men in the van can be heard screaming: ''Oh no''.

The clip seen on the Twitter page of the news outlet gained quite some reactions. People who have seen the clip shared their views on it.

@RoofingRob84 indicated:

''Grass snake.''

@bluemark10 commented:

''Didn’t feel necessary to pull over for its safety.''

Watch the video below:

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It had previously been reported that a video of a massive snake slithering in the sunny weather around a beach in Florida in the United States of America has surfaced on social media.

In an Instagram video released by Only in Dade, chanced on by Briefly News, the massive reptile crawling along the shorelines.

It slithered in the sands before someone eventually snatched it up.

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Still on snakes, Briefly News previously reported that a video of a massive snake crossing the street late in the night has surfaced on social media and caused several members of the cyber community to panic.

In the short video clip making the rounds on social media, chanced on by Briefly News, the long, massive, and limbless reptile crossing from one side of the road to the other.

Rupin1992, a Twitter user, shared the video on his page on March 8, which has now gained traction online.

Source: Briefly News

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Maryn Blignaut (Human-Interest HOD) Maryn Blignaut is the Human Interest manager and feature writer. She holds a BA degree in Communication Science, which she obtained from the University of South Africa in 2016. She joined the Briefly - South African News team shortly after graduating and has over six years of experience in the journalism field. Maryn passed the AFP Digital Investigation Techniques course (Google News Initiative), as well as a set of trainings for journalists by Google News Initiative. You can reach her at: maryn.blignaut@briefly.co.za

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Kelly Lippke (Senior Editor) Kelly Lippke is a copy editor/proofreader who started her career at the Northern-Natal Courier with a BA in Communication Science/Psychology (Unisa, 2007). Kelly has worked for several Caxton publications, including the Highway Mail and Northglen News. Kelly’s unique editing perspective stems from an additional major in Linguistics. Kelly joined Briefly News in 2018 and she has 14 years of experience. Kelly has also passed a set of trainings by Google News Initiative. You can reach her at kelly.lippke@briefly.co.za.

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