A Queensland girl has posted a sequence of movies displaying a carpet python devouring a complete massive possum outdoors of their household residence.
Anna Smith shared the imaginative and prescient within the Townsville Snake Catchers Fb group and stated she noticed it on Wednesday morning.
“Amazing seeing this guy having some breakfast this morning at our house in Belgian Gardens,” she wrote together with three brief movies.
Within the first video the python has coiled itself across the possum because it hangs from a tree and will be seen manoeuvring itself across the animal because it makes an attempt to start to swallow it.
The following video reveals the python has managed to start to swallow the possum’s head, stretching its mouth round it and it slowly strikes onto the possum’s physique.
The ultimate video reveals the python coiling again up the tree with the possum utterly swallowed.
Many individuals within the Fb group had been fascinated by the uncooked footage displaying nature at work.
“Part of the cycle, thanks for sharing, great footage,” one individual stated.
“That is one big snake! It will be full for a while,” one other individual wrote.
“I can’t decide if I’m team snake or team possum. Ahhh nature, how she mercilessly plays with my emotions,” one consumer responded.
Just a few folks had been shocked the snake was capable of devour such a big possum and warned Queensland residents to keep watch over their pets.
“My god! He could pick up a small dog!” one Fb consumer wrote.
Earlier this 12 months a Queensland snake catcher was known as to separate a python who was about to devour a pet kitten so the house owners might bury their beloved cat.
In December final 12 months safety imaginative and prescient captured a fortunate escape for a brand new pet who ventured out to the yard to make use of the lavatory and was pounced on by a python.
Fortunately for the new pup his house owners witnessed the incident and managed to wrestle him free.
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