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"Toe-biting" beetle attacks and kills a much larger water snake (video)

This incredible video showcases the power of the giant water bug.

This week as part of our Village Wild video series, presented by Dietrich Law, we're featuring an eerie and fascinating video link submission.

Inspired by our recent story on Ontario's "Toe-biting water bugs," Eric of North Bay has submitted an incredible video showcasing the power of a similar looking predator – the giant water bug. This footage, captured in the Rincon Mountains of Arizona, shows a real-life David vs. Goliath battle between a tiny bug and a much larger opponent. But don't be fooled by size – buckle up as we witness a 3cm giant water bug take down a 10cm garter snake in a surprising display of aquatic dominance!

How to Participate in Village Wild: Video of the month

Submitting your entry is easy. Simply fill out the submission form and upload your video or add a link to the video along with a brief description.


Each month, our Village Life team will randomly select and announce a Video of the Month award winner. The user who submitted the video will receive a gift card as a token of appreciation for sharing their unique footage with our readers.