This time-lapse video of a bird's nest meets the circle of life

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"Don't count your eggs before they hatch" takes on a new meaning with this eye-popping time-lapse video.

One YouTuber uploaded the video over the weekend showing four eggs in a pristine bird's nest gobbled up in a matter of seconds by an apparently very hungry snake .

"Found a nest in my front yard and decided to sneak my GoPro close by," the uploader writes. "Was hoping to see the eggs hatch but instead this happened..."