Rainforest activist walks on broken glass with four snakes in his mouth

By Ben Hooper  |  June 6, 2016 at 1:13 PM
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BELEM, Brazil, June 6 (UPI) -- A Brazilian activist filmed himself walking across broken glass while holding five snakes in his mouth to raise awareness of deforestation.

Arteval Duarte, an activist promoting preservation of the Amazon Rainforest, filmed himself holding the tails of five living snakes in his mouth whole walking across a trail of broken glass in the state of Para.

Duarte often involves snakes in his demonstrations and calls himself "The Ninja of Serpents."

The activist previously released a video online showing him holding the heads of four live snakes in his mouth to raise awareness of the Amazon's plight.

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