Giant snake looks like it came from the ‘Chamber of Secrets’ but people suspect AI

A viral TikTok of a giant snake in South America is shocking viewers, while some people suspect the horrifying footage could simply be the work of AI.

The video of the gigantic snake has reached millions of social media viewers, many of whom are frightened by the haunting clip, but others believe that modern artificial intelligence work may be to blame.

Viral TikTok shows giant South American snake following child

A TikTok video posted by @triggerprotuberances shows a little boy running through the streets of South America as a giant snake snakes behind him.

The viral clip currently has over 27 million views, more than two million likes, and a comments section full of horror and hilarious reactions.

The chilling TikTok post features the text: “What’s happening in South America?”

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Gigantic snake scares some TikTok viewers, others suspect AI

In the comments under the popular TikTok video, viewers argue about whether the snake footage is real or fake.

A user named @John suggested that the reptile shown in the clip was known as “the Kodiak snake.”

Like many AI videos with today’s modern technology, some are very believable. One TikTok user stated that it was hard to tell the difference between real and fake: “I can’t tell if these videos are real or not anymore lol they are so crazy.”

Another user named @greg asked: “Is that a real snake? I’m sorry I’m really tired.”

Many viewers quickly concluded that the video must not be real and commented on how slowly it moved towards the boy: “This can’t be real? Like the way it moves”

A comment from @jessienix588 suggested that the clip was created using AI, sarcastically asking: “The snake didn’t notice the cameraman?”

More hilarious reactions to the viral snake video on TikTok

@just_witchy_leelee jokingly said, “That’s just Nagini,” referring to the Harry Potter fictional Nagini, who was originally a female human Maledictus with the ability to transform into a snake.

Another Harry Potter fan asked: “Who opened the Chamber of Secrets?”

Commenting on how slowly the reptile moves in the video, @Michel Ashley joked: “Why does he look like I look in my dreams when I run?”

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Emma Bowman

Emma Bowman is a USTimeToday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Emma Bowman joined USTimeToday in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with Emma Bowman by emailing

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