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Gruesome military exercises where soldiers are made to eat live geckos and drink snake blood could lead to another pandemic, animal rights campaigners have claimed.

The U.S. Marines’ grizzly drills ‘pose a zoonotic disease threat akin to Covid-19’, and are also endangering the king cobra, according to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).

Now, the animal rights group has filed a petition to stop the alleged ‘frat-like party masquerading as training’ in Thailand which is known as Cobra Gold.

The exercise – Cobra Gold camp – has been carried out each year in the South East Asian country since 1982.

The training exercise has taken place every year since 1982

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