Soldiers taking part of the joint US-Thai «Cobra Gold» drills in Ban Chan Khrem in Thailand's Chanthaburi province were caught feasting on snake blood, allegedly as part of a training session on extreme survival techniques.
Footage filmed on Thursday shows soldiers learning how to capture and handle wild snakes from the jungle, before chopping off their heads and drinking their blood. Exercises... Еще teaching the soldiers how to get water out of trunks or ways to stay hydrated with coconut water were also caught on camera as the daily training unfolded.
According to reports, more than 9,000 soldiers from 29 different countries are taking part in the 'Cobra Gold' drills, which is consider the largest Indo-Pacific military exercises held in Thailand since 1982.
Mandatory credit: Lance Cpl. Sarah Taggett/ Sgt. Dhruv Gopinath