On two opposite sides of the world, two-headed snakes were recently discovered.
In the dead of night, Thai firefighter Pinyo Pukpinyo stealthily approaches a python coiled around the rafters of a home in Bangkok and quickly grabs its head with his bare hands.
An Indian man bit a snake to pieces after it attacked him at his home in Uttar Pradesh state.
They kill more than 120,000 people a year and leave another 400,000 with life-changing disabilities, a charity has said.
Indonesian police apologised after a video circulating on social media showed officers using a snake to extract a confession from a suspect.
Johan-Martin said all he could "think in the moment was, 'huh...I peed on a snake,' before smacking the toilet lid shut."