With the America's Got Talent season premiere just days away, we've got a sneak peek of one contestant who thrills the audience and judges alike by showing up with two slithering rattlesnakes and proceeds to get up close and personal with the seemingly hungry reptiles.
Venomous snake handler David "The Cobra Kid" Weathers -- who's had his share of vicious snake bites over the years -- positions a balloon between him and the Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake and taunts the animal to strike.
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Watch the clip to see the tension mount on stage and to hear Howard Stern's advice for fellow judge Heidi Klum in case the snakes get loose and strike the panel.
You can catch the Season 8 premiere of America's Got Talent next Tuesday June 4 at 9 p.m. on NBC.
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