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This Is What 75,000 Snakes Waking Up And Mating In Manitoba Looks Like

I'm...intrigued and puking.

Around this time every year in Narcisse, Manitoba, tens of thousands of snakes slither out of their hibernation holes. At the same time. To create this massive traffic pile of snakes.

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SNAKES ON SNAKES ON SNAKES.

EVERY WHICH WHERE.

About 75,000 of them, to be precise. Slinking in and out of each other.

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Blegghhhhhhhhh.

But these snakes are not *just* waking up β€” they're here for one reason, and one reason only: to reproduce with each other.

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According to the New York Times, male snakes outnumber female snakes 10,000 to 1, so there is basically a frantic "swarm" for male snakes to find a female member to court.

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Again, blegghhhhhhhhhh.

In fact, Canadians make an event out of the snakes' mating season, flocking to Narcisse just to witness this crazy, massive display.

"Fun family outing," eh?

SNAKES! Well, what w/d your expression be if you were holding 3 snakes? Fun family outing to Narcisse snake dens.

SO MUCH FUN!!!!!!!!!! 🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍

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Sorry, I just need a minute to be alone right now.

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