copperhead bites itselfA video clip showing a fatally wounded copperhead that bit itself has gone viral since it was uploaded on YouTube a few days ago.

The footage shows the headless body of a snake writhing for minutes. Moments later, the severed head bites its own tail has gone viral. A resident of Huntsville, Alabama caught the creepy footage on camera, reported Akhbaar24 news.

The man said that his wife had asked him to look for the snake in the yard of his house before it harmed his family. He added that he found the snake after many days’ search. He severed the head of the snake using with a blunt object. He was then startled to see the decapitated body moving about. What took him by surprise was that the severed heat bit its own tail.