We are all this iguana running a Galapagos gauntlet of snakes

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Planet Earth 2 debuts in the U.S. next year on BBC America, but our friends across the pond are already enjoying the amazing televisual feast (shameless Fawlty Towers reference) and exploration of unforgiving nature.

Recently this clip from the “Islands” episode, featuring a scale-raising encounter between a hatchling marine iguana and a hungry pit of racer snakes on the Galapagos archipelago, has been going viral — and for good reason. Be sure to turn up the volume.

“We named the Iguana ‘Indiana!'”

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