February 20, 2018 14:52 IST

Cobra Gold military exercise: Marine drinks blood straight from cobra's mouth

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A South Korea marine eats local vegetables during a jungle survival exercise. Credit: Reuters
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A U.S. Marine drinks the blood of a cobra during a jungle survival exercise as part of the "Cobra Gold 2018" (CG18) joint military exercise, at a military base in Chonburi province, Thailand. Credit: Reuters
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A Thai Navy instructor demonstrates how to catch a snake during a jungle survival exercise. Credit: Reuters
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A U.S. Marine inflates a cobra skin after removing its entrails during a jungle survival exercise. Credit: Reuters
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A U.S. Marine eats a gecko during a jungle survival exercise. Credit: Reuters