This Why You Should Never, Ever Try to Kiss a Snapping Turtle

Here’s a way to save thousands on Botox treatments and still achieve a perfectly natural swollen pout – just kiss a snapping turtle! A man from China’s Fujian Province tried it recently; I don’t know what he was thinking kissing a turtle that is known to have a vicious bite that can actually break a human finger. This guy locked lips with his pet and what happened next was pretty much expected – it latched on and refused to let go.

Pictures of the not-so-sweet kiss were doing the rounds of China’s social networking website, Weibo. Apparently, the man’s friends clicked pictures and found them too hilarious not to share with the world. They even updated ‘after’ shots of the injuries – the man is seen nursing a huge lip that can put the most bizarre plastic surgeries to shame. Ouch, that must have hurt real bad!

According to news reports, the ‘Alligator snapping turtle’ was a pet about to be released. It was not native to China, hence damaging to its ecosystem. These exotic pets require expert handling, which is obviously not this man’s forte. Just before letting the turtle go, he decided on the impromptu peck. As you can see, it wasn’t the brightest idea. I just think he’s incredibly lucky that the amphibian did not decide to keep a piece of his lip as a parting souvenir!









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  • sigmund Posted on March 17, 2014

    His overall face seems to have swollen too. Probably there is an infection too? Anyways, some ideas are plain stupid and there is absolutely no need to even think of them. Good proof here.

  • User Posted on March 18, 2014

    Score one for Minn of the Mississippi!

  • Holly Robinson Posted on May 7, 2014

    This looks like a craze that could go over big in Hollywood. Think of how much the celebrities would save on Botoxing their lips.