Poor snake gets impaled with quills after trying to eat porcupine

"Don't hunt what you can't kill' is a phrase made popular by the legendary WWE wrestler Shawn Michaels.

If you want to know how that applies to the real world, perhaps you should see what happened to a poor snake in Brazil.

According to The Daily Mail, a boa constrictor was caught on video squirming as many white quills were protruding out of its skin.

The serpent had apparently tried to eat a porcupine, but the latter had no intention of becoming food.

In the video, the snake can be seen thrashing about for around 2 minutes.

To add insult to injury, a dog belonging to the person who filmed the video started barking at it. 

The snake had to coil around to defend itself.

It is unclear what happened to the boa constrictor thereafter.