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TikTok User Unknowingly Holds One of the World’s Deadliest Animals

A woman has gone viral on TikTok after sharing a video of the moment she unknowingly held “one of the most dangerous animals” while studying abroad in Bali. The clip starts with a shot of Phillips on the beach with the "highly venomous" cephalopod in her palm. A second screenshot, describes the animals as carrying “enough venom to kill 26 adult humans within minutes” and having bites that are “tiny and often painless,” which result in victims often not realizing they have been bitten “until respiratory depression and paralysis begins.”

"Cheers for still being alive," Phillips wrote at the end of the viral clip. "Called my dad crying 3 hours later."

The encounter took place while she was studying abroad. She only learned the truth after posting clips from that day to social media.

Possible Preaching Angle:

Sometimes sin can seem harmless, even attractive. We might secretly play with this “thing of beauty.” But as with Adam and Eve, like the fruit that was so attractive, the result is spiritual death (Gen. 3:6).

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