12 Strange Snake Cryptids for National Serpent Day

12 Strange Snake Cryptids for National Serpent Day


Happy National Serpent Day! Yeah, who knew serpents have their own day? February 1 is an official national day in America to recognize snakes and serpents of all shapes and ssssizes.

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Across different countries, religions, and cultures, the serpent has been used as a symbol of evil, medicine, and fertility. And don’t forget fear - ophidiophobia, fear of snakes, is one of the world’s most common phobias! Though there are over 3,000 species of snakes in existence, this slithering reptile is still a unique (and creepy) creature.

In observance of National Serpent Day, we’re sharing a video in tribute to those species of serpents that may or may not actually exist.

Here are 12 of the strangest snake cryptids! 

For those who don’t have the opportunity to watch the full video, here’s a roundup of the top 12 for you to research later:

12. Arabian Flying Snake

11. Groot-slang

10. Sirrush

9. Namibian Flying Snake

8. Giant Congo Snake

7. Tsuchinoko

6. Crowing Crested Cobra

5. Hoop Snake

4. Real life flying snakes

3. Giant Anaconda 

2. Nabau

And finally… 1. Megaconda!

Happy National Serpent Day! Yay?