AN IDIOT held up a dwell stingray subsequent to this face for a selfie video earlier than immediately regretting it – and being filmed writhing in agony.

The American artificial a weird determination to carry up a California Spherical stingray on a night-time fishing journey as he discovered why it has garnered its title.

He initially started to current the stingray to the digicam
However it stole a present because it pinched him leaving him in a bundle on the ground

Just a few seconds into the now-viral Reddit video, the fish may be seen preventing with the person, giving him a form, sharp bolt from its tail.

The person – or fool, at this level – launches the ray again into the water, letting out a high-pitched scream within the course of.

He can then be seen writhing round in ache on the ground, persevering with to yell in ache.

Watching on, his good friend asks: “Did it chew you, did it sting you?”

The response from the person on the bottom was to only proceed to scream.

The California Ray is considered one of greater than 600 totally different species of ray and isn’t regarded as that harmful – though the sting on all rays, no matter species, is thought to harm, loads.

The video has been upvoted greater than 34,000 instances, with round 1,700 feedback.

One viewer wrote: “I like how the stingray waited till his introduction was completed earlier than stealing the present.”

And one other person detailed a private, and related story.

He wrote: “Can verify. Obtained stung by a jelly fish. Tried peeing on my leg, didn’t assist. Tried pouring beer on it, didn’t assist. Lastly drank ten beers, nonetheless didn’t assist however I didn’t give a s**t anymore.”

Stingrays should not dangerous to people if they’re left alone – which this one was clearly not.

Though different experiences of great stingray injures have been identified.

Just a few years in the past, an much more unlucky beachgoer was left writhing on the sand in agony after his genitals have been jabbed by a stingray’s barbed tail.

The holidaymaker was having fun with a sunny day within the tropical metropolis of Sanya, south China, when the freak accident occurred on Saturday.

Having simply taken a dip within the sea, the person reportedly ran again onto the seaside crying in ache after the stingray’s barbed tail discovered its means into his swim shorts and hooked onto his genitals.

The video exhibits him mendacity inclined on the sand with the stingray, the precise kind of which was not reported, close by.

A member of the Sanya hearth service mentioned he and his colleagues didn’t have the right gear to unhook the spiny tail from the person’s privates