Watch this decapitated snake bite itself
Earlier today we brought you some super cute animal news, so it's only fair we balance things out with this totally awful video that will almost certainly give you nightmares.
The YouTube video comes with an age warning -- don't watch this if you're squeamish or ophidiophobic or think Voldemort lives under your bed.
Kate Allen is the Star's science and technology reporter. Find her on Twitter at @katecallen.