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Video: Russian circus performer strangled to death by snake during show

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The circus performer with the snake.

A Russian circus performer died after a large snake strangled him during a live show.

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The shocking video shows the performer kneeling down after the snake wrapped its grip around his neck during an entertainment show in Russia.

The video footage was published in the British newspaper “Daily Mail.”

The clip also showed the performer lying on the floor seeking help.

Security and officials released him from the grip of the snake.  He was found unconscious, and later his death was confirmed.

The snake is believed to be a python or boa constrictor.