High-speed video cameras allowed researchers to compare how fast harmless and venomous snakes can strike.
Read more about how this footage helped put a legendary Wild West tale to rest: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/04/160418-snakes-videos-animals-reptiles-science/
Inside the World’s Largest Snake Gathering: http://on.natgeo.com/1St50ey
HIGH SPEED FOOTAGE COURTESY: David Penning
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER: Jed Winer