- A 71-year-old Nigerian man has got social media talking with his ability to control snakes
- The snake charmer simply identified as Audu said he started charming snake when he was seven years old
- Audu said both his parents were snake charmers and that he learnt the skill from them
A 71-year-old Nigerian snake charmer simply identified as Audu has wowed social media with his ability to control snakes and make them do whatever he tells them.
In a video that was shared on Twitter by @MobilePunch, the septuagenarian could be seen telling his snakes to dance, which they did.
At a point, Audu also put one of the snakes in his mouth and the reptile didn't hurt him.
Speaking about his skill, Audu said both his parents were snake charmers and he started charming snakes at the age of seven.
He said he has 10 children and all of them are scared of snake except one that is gradually learning how to charm the reptiles.
According to Audu, his snakes eat fresh meat and he takes them to different beaches and locations in Lagos to perform.
He said snakes do not like sun, adding that they get angry when exposed to it. Audu said one of his snakes has bitten him before but he was cured with his father's medicine.
In a previous report by Legit.ng, a video of an unknown man made the rounds on social media for being downright weird.
The short clip, which was uploaded by Twitter user @TboozeSA, shows a grown man slithering on the ground like a snake.
The man seemingly just got out of his BMW car, got on the ground, and started performing the unusual act while being recorded and watched by local metro officers who were on the scene.
In the video, the man slithers up to the police vehicle and then continues to writhe underneath the car.