That Viral Video of a Hawk Throwing a Snake Is Totally FakeMatt Novak9/01/16 11:55am342EditPromoteGo to permalink Have you seen this video of a hawk crashing a picnic in Australia? The bird picks up a snake and tosses it at some people minding their own business. The poor folks then run off in horror. The video has gone viral, with nearly 1 million views in the past day. But it’s totally fake.