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Peter Grant's Avatar Jump to comment 17 by Peter Grant

Finally got the pictures to load (I hate these flash things). Would have preferred a full length documentary highlighting this inhumane treatment of snakes as well as the suffering and eventual death of one of their tormentors. It is not very obvious from the photos how these snakes are mistreated, but in one you can clearly see that the snake is placed in a box on top of a loudspeaker. Snakes are very sensitive to vibrations, so this is presumably done to make the snake riled up for a more interesting performance.

Fri, 01 Jun 2012 20:16:23 UTC | #945067