No idea what kind of snake that is... but I bet it's nickname is 'Two-stepper.' Because that's about how far you get after it bites you!
Re-watching Inside the Vietnam War and just got to the Battle of Khe Sahn. They pull a live 82MM mortar round out of a young marine. The doctor and corpsman volunteered and everyone else was evacuated from the bunker.
Marines have earned to right to eat their crayons any way they like.