Welcome to the snake-iest place on Earth

Every year, over 70,000 garter snakes gather at the Narcisse Snake Dens in Manitoba, Canada with one goal - to get it on. It is the largest gathering of snakes in the world.

The Snake Dens - which are open to the public - are full of limestone caves where the snakes gather to form 'mating balls' in which up to a hundred snakes compete for a single female.


Here's a video. You're welcome?

Garter snakes are harmless to humans - they don't even have any teeth - but that doesn't stop them from being seriously unnerving.

The absolute WORST thing about this video though is the noise of thousands of snakes slithering along the ground.


By Ciara Flaherty

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