A couple enjoying an afternoon on their boat on Conchas Lake in New Mexico on September 24 were surprised to see a rattlesnake swimming across the water.
This video was taken by Wendy Patterson after her fiancé first caught a glimpse of the venomous snake vigorously wiggling ahead of their boat.
In the video, the snake is seen making its way across the lake before slithering onto a sunny rock when it reaches the shore.
“I never want to get in the lake again,” Patterson is overheard saying in the video. Credit: Wendy Patterson via Storyful