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Two Snakes 'Dancing' At Golf Course Leave Internet Divided, Watch Video

A Video Of Two Snakes Dancing Together At A Golf Course Has Left Twitter Intrigued. The Video Was Shared By A User, Vasudha Varma, And Has Ever Since Been Viewed Over 8,000 Times.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Pallavi Singh | Updated on: 13 Mar 2020, 12:02:34 PM
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Two Snakes 'Dancing' At Golf Course Leave Internet Divided (Photo Credit: Twitter)

New Delhi:

A video of two snakes dancing together at a golf course has left Twitter intrigued. The video was shared by a user, Vasudha Varma, and has ever since been viewed over 8,000 times. The 36-second clip shows two snakes coiling around each other, sheltered by shrubs and trees growing at the end of a grass field.

''A cosy corner in a golf course becomes a dance floor. Gracious, synchronised swirling and twirling! Beauty is nature. @SudhaRamenIFS @ParveenKaswan @rameshpandeyifs @susantananda3,'' Vasudha captioned the post.

Ever since the video has been shared online, it has collected a ton of comments. IFS officer Susanta Nanda also left a comment and confirmed that the snakes were rat snakes and not cobras. Rat snakes are said to be non-venomous snakes that kill by constriction.

Several users suggested that the snakes were mating and not dancing. Others suggested that the snakes were neither dancing nor mating but it was a territorial fight between two male snakes.

Check out the reactions below:

According to the Smithsonian Magazine, two snakes coiling around each other does not always mean a mating dance. Male rat snakes also perform a dance by wrapping themselves around each other and "raising their upper bodies in an attempt to subdue each other". This combat dance is done for dominance.

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First Published : 13 Mar 2020, 12:00:52 PM

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