Airborne Snakes

Not on a plane!

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+4 1. DarthYoda commented 10 years ago

Holy Shit! Imagine being bitten by that when you're walking in the street! :O
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-2 2. kuzifix commented 10 years ago

to much cryptonite xD
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+28 3. kaloudji commented 10 years ago

If I fall from a building... Should I move like the snake ? :D
Let's try...
If I don't see you anymore.. Merry Christmas :)
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-2 4. PortugaL26 commented 10 years ago

i've had it, with these mothafuckin' flying snakes in this mothafuckin' jungle!
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+23 5. stonedecroze commented 10 years ago

Umm, they don't actually show any film of them landing safely.
There could be a big of dead snakes :D
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+3 6. Sizzlik (admin) commented 10 years ago

lolz #5 Try and throw an ant from a think it will land safely? I guess the air friction is so high that the landing for them is like you jumping from 1m high :P
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+4 7. agentreeko commented 10 years ago

Now I am more concerned walking in the forest not only on the ground but also above me?
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+5 8. huldu commented 10 years ago

No snakes were injured during the production of this clip... right? :(
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+3 9. NotFirst commented 10 years ago

OK, these look like controlled falling snakes to me. Not flying snakes.

Maybe this is how they got on that plane.?? >:)
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+6 10. zf1 commented 10 years ago

(i) #9 i saw a documentary on this before.. they tested and filmed the snakes and studied the results on a computer with 3d models.. the snake flattens its body to create a natural airfoil when the snake moves while in air... as a result, there is some minimal aerodynamic lift that enables the snake to glide further..

so actually, in a mechanical/scientific sense... yes the snake does fly (sort of) ;)

#5 in the documentary it does land safe, many many times

actually, they only used one snake for all the times that they filmed it flying off the stick
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+1 11. LQoQK commented 10 years ago

0:41 ooohh SHHHHit
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+6 12. Highmeadow commented 10 years ago

One of the guys I work with is deathly afraid of snakes. I can't wait to tell him they can fly. >:)