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People Are Calling This Scene From Planet Earth 2 The Most Intense TV Moment Ever
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People Are Calling This Scene From Planet Earth 2 The Most Intense TV Moment Ever

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Ten years ago the BBC brought us Planet Earth, the most intense wildlife documentary series ever made. Until recently that is. Because after over five years in the making, the hugely popular series finally returned to our TV screens recently, and the opening episode contained quite possibly the most horrifying, the most fascinating, and the most unforgettable piece of wildlife footage we’ve ever seen.

We are of course talking about the terrifying battle between racer snakes and baby iguanas on Fernandina, the third largest island of the Galapagos Islands. Well, we say “battle”, but as you can see from the video below, “massacre” would be more appropriate. The footage had many people yelling at their TV screens, while other people preferred to yell from behind the couch. And we don’t blame them, because the scene unfolds like something out of a horror movie. See for yourself, but be warned: it’s pretty brutal…

More info: Planet Earth 2

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Hans
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7 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This is like straight out of an action movie...(Just how many snakes are there in this literal snake pit?)

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Cassie
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7 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

No matter how much they try, I can't think of a single action movie with a scene as intense as this! XD

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7 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The lizard is like "oh sh!t, nope nope nope nope nope nope" 🏃💨💨💨💨💨💨

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Alejandro Villanueva
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7 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Incredible cinematography and editing!!!! The iguana's performance is outstanding also :-)

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Tiny Dynamine
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7 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It's what the BBC is best known for. They do these better than anyone else in the world.

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Hans
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7 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This is like straight out of an action movie...(Just how many snakes are there in this literal snake pit?)

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Cassie
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7 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

No matter how much they try, I can't think of a single action movie with a scene as intense as this! XD

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7 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The lizard is like "oh sh!t, nope nope nope nope nope nope" 🏃💨💨💨💨💨💨

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Alejandro Villanueva
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7 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Incredible cinematography and editing!!!! The iguana's performance is outstanding also :-)

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Tiny Dynamine
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7 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It's what the BBC is best known for. They do these better than anyone else in the world.

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