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This Man Learned it's Not Wise to Make Out with a Snapping Turtle

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It seems there's a man in China’s Fujian Province who really, really loves his pet alligator snapping turtle... enough to give it a great big kiss on the mouth. Unfortunately for him, it doesn't exactly love him back.
 
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The images of this not-so-romantic interspecies lip-lock were taken by the unnamed man's friends, who reportedly uploaded the pictures to Chinese social network site Weibo. 
 
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According to Oddity Central, the man was planning on releasing the dangerous reptile, which is not native to China and posed a potential threat to the ecosystem. His parting kiss to the creature was unplanned – and, as you can see by the horrifying aftermath, a very bad idea. (At least he can be thankful that no tongue was involved.)
 
Want to see another aquatic beastie that would just love to take a bite out of you? Then check out the giant tigerfish of the Congo!
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