A heart-pounding video of a lizard escaping a minefield of snakes is going viral

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The first episode of "Planet Earth II," the sequel to BBC's acclaimed documentary miniseries, aired Sunday. And it was amazing.

Possibly the most stirring moment in the episode involved a lone lizard and a minefield of snakes.

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It's shot (and edited) cleverly to resemble a heart-pounding action thriller. But the moments of tension, bursts of speed, death-defying leaps, and near-captures are all real.

There's dramatic tension.

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And terror.

And biting!

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Watch below, and see how it ends.

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