Trending Videos: There are bunch of myth over the ages which people think that it can help them survive them in the jungle in case of danger. However this myth can be dangerous. they don’t actually work and they could KILL YOU if you actually tried them in real life.

Myth 1: You can such the venom out of snakebite

A venomous bite delivers poison straight to the blood stream; trying to suck out could transfer venom to the mouth. It could also further infect the wound.

Instead, hold the limb below or close to heart level, this may prevent the poison from reaching your heart

Myth 2: Always play dead during a confrontation with a bear.

This strategy only works in some situations, first try to walk sideways to avoid tripping and if a grizzly bear charges, lie face-down with your hands behind your neck. When a black bear charges do not play dead. Instead, try escape or fight back.

Myth 3: If you lost in the wild find a food supply immediately

A healthy person can survive up to 6 weeks without food, instead find water and shelter first.

Myth 4: Moss always grows on the north side of a tree.

Moss grows where conditions are moist and cool, north sides of trees are less likely to receive direct sunlight. But in the woods, trees can be shaded from any direction

Myth 5: If a shark attacks you punch it on the nose.

Landing a solid punch underwater is very difficult, instead, stab and claw at its eyes and gills

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Chetan Sharma is an Indian fact-checker and news writer, writing news for Ayupp since 2014.

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