Image of 2 snakes who died in electrical box goes viral

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Image Of Two Snakes Who Died In Electrical Box Goes Viral

Snakes can slither around and over many obstacles, but one force that often proves insurmountable is electricity.

The bodies of two reptiles that tried to go head to head with the power were found inside the electrical box of a house in Morganton, North Carolina.

Workers for the city were in the property prior to its slated demolition, and when they popped the box open they came face to face with the aftermath.

According to a Facebook post by the City of Morganton, one of the snakes passed over two hot terminals.

The voltage ripped through the scaly creature and the second snake that happened to be biting it at that exact moment.

Morganton's electrical services director says workers turn up 'fried snakes' once every couple-or-so years.

City of Morganton Electric Services Department Workers were in for a surprise last week when they went to disconnect...

Posted by City of Morganton, NC Government on Monday, April 4, 2016

Related: Did you know Massachusetts has proposed a rattlesnake sanctuary in a reservoir?

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Image of 2 snakes who died in electrical box goes viral
BELCHERTOWN, MA - JANUARY 23: Quabbin Reservoir viewed from Quabbin Park in Belchertown, Mass. on Jan. 23, 2016. The department of fish and wildlife would like to create a self-sufficient population of timber rattlesnakes on one of the reservoirs islands. (Photo by Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
NEW SALEM, MA - JANUARY 23: Bobby Curley, president of the North Quabbin Trails Association, poses for a portrait with his dog, Celtz, at an overlook of the Quabbin Reservoir in New Salem, Mass. on Jan. 23, 2016. The department of fish and wildlife would like to create a self-sufficient population of timber rattlesnakes on one of the reservoirs islands. Curley believes his collie, Celtz, was bitten by a rattlesnake, but he is not entirely opposed to the plan to bring the snakes back to the area. (Photo by Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
WARE, MA - MAY 1: Quabbin Reservoir supplies Boston with high quality drinking water. This view is from the south end. (Photo by Mark Wilson/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
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