A man in Manchester, England, was spotted taking government social distancing and mask mandates to a whole other level on Monday when he was spotted boarding a bus wearing a live snake around his face.
Presumably poking fun at the United Kingdom’s inconsistent and selectively enforced Chinese coronavirus regulations, the reptile-adorned man was photographed boarding a bus in Salford, Manchester, on September 14th.
One witness told the Manchester Evening News: “At first I thought he had a really funky mask on, then he let it crawl around the handrails. No one was really bothered on the bus but a man behind took a video.”
“It was definitely entertaining,” the witness added.
In the United Kingdom, the government has ordered that citizens wear masks on forms of public transport, such as buses, aeroplanes, trams, and trains.
The regulations also require masks in indoor shopping areas like malls and shops. However, this