Her nickname is Snakegirl – and just one look at her extraordinary stage act reveals why…

 

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The 18-year-old contortionist, who dresses in a snakeskin costume, is amazing audiences with her incredible poses and eye-watering gyrations. 

Nokulunga Buthelezi is so naturally flexible that her mother found her asleep one day when she was three – with her legs tucked behind her neck.

Six years later, the young girl from South Africa joined a touring circus in the United States and is now a major star of Afrika! Afrika!, a £4.2million extravaganza opening at the O2 arena in London on January 17.

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