"There isn't enough information about where the video was taken and/or close enough images for me to identify the snake with much confidence," David A. Steen, assistant research professor at Auburn University Museum of Natural History, told The Dodo. "However! Venomous snakes like pit vipers generally strike and then let their prey wander off and die. That's not what's happening here."
That glimmer of hope is enough to put our minds at ease.
"It was a moment of much distress and emotion," Evy wrote.
You can say that again.
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