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The Full Monty Python: Snake Devours a Crocodile… Whole
Metro UK ^ | Monday 3 Mar 2014

Posted on 03/03/2014 11:41:28 AM PST by nickcarraway

Crocodiles have a fairly fearsome reputation in the wild, including via videos of them eating unsuspecting buffalo, fighting with sharks and even grappling with sharks.

But this weekend it was time for another representative of the animal kingdom to fight back.

Onlookers in Australia’s Outback were shocked to witness a 10ft snake, believed to be a python, strangle a crocodile for five hours and then devour it in one piece.

‘It was amazing,’ Tiffany Corlis told the BBC. ‘We saw the snake fighting with the crocodile – it would roll the crocodile around to get a better grip, and coil its body around the crocodile’s legs to hold it tight.

‘After the crocodile had died, the snake uncoiled itself, came around to the front, and started to eat the crocodile, face-first,’ she added.

The snake was ‘definitely very full,’ when it finished, she said. ‘I don’t know where it went after that – we all left, thinking we didn’t want to stick around!’

The amazing encounter happened at Lake Moondarra, near Mount Isa in Queensland, the Australian state that is home to some of the world’s deadliest snakes and crocodiles.


TOPICS: Outdoors; Pets/Animals; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: australia; crocodile; snake


1 posted on 03/03/2014 11:41:28 AM PST by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

"And now for something completely different"


2 posted on 03/03/2014 11:43:53 AM PST by Zeneta (Thoughts in time and out of season.)
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To: nickcarraway

Burp.

That’s a croc!

Pass the TUMS.


3 posted on 03/03/2014 11:44:58 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: nickcarraway

Awwww. That’s a baby croc. Tough chewin’, but just a baby.


4 posted on 03/03/2014 11:46:37 AM PST by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: GladesGuru
Damn it GG, I have been worried about our local Python Gap for weeks now. Look at this Aussie snike get down to business!

It seems our local pythons are just not trying. will you pleasde try and motivate them. Perhaps offer them a totally worthless native as an occasional treat?*

*As defined by anyone contemplating a vote for that Sink thing, who I am assured is Cannot Understand Normal Thinking type of person... and an Obama towel girl besides.

5 posted on 03/03/2014 11:49:33 AM PST by Kenny Bunk (Don't let the aftershave and embalming fluid fool you. Many RINOs are actually dead meat.)
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To: nickcarraway

Putin -> Crimea


6 posted on 03/03/2014 11:49:49 AM PST by OwenKellogg (Fundamental transformation leads to Crimea.)
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To: Salamander

Ping


7 posted on 03/03/2014 11:51:55 AM PST by nickcarraway
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To: Salamander
"SNEK!"

8 posted on 03/03/2014 11:52:46 AM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: nickcarraway

Did they name the snake “Putin” and the croc “Ukraine”?


9 posted on 03/03/2014 12:08:19 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: nickcarraway

That’s gotta impact his slitherability.....


10 posted on 03/03/2014 12:08:38 PM PST by G Larry (Did You Like That Better?)
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To: nickcarraway
I hate snakes, crocodiles and alligators.
Death to them all!
11 posted on 03/03/2014 12:10:28 PM PST by StormEye
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To: G Larry

“That’s gotta impact his slither ability.”

Wait until it poops! “Gotta pass it to see what’s in it!”


12 posted on 03/03/2014 12:12:34 PM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: NormsRevenge
"Pass the TUMS."

More like: "Pass the Metamucil and the Preparation H!!!"
13 posted on 03/03/2014 12:20:04 PM PST by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: nickcarraway

Queensland is hereby struck from my “must visit” list.


14 posted on 03/03/2014 12:35:29 PM PST by Ax
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To: nickcarraway

Burmese Pythons in Florida have been photographed eating (or having eaten) quite large alligators.


15 posted on 03/03/2014 12:37:13 PM PST by Tax-chick (I've forgotten most of those languages, but I remember the joke.)
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To: nickcarraway

Welcome to Australlia, turn back or get eaten or poisoned by our many horrible animals that live here...


16 posted on 03/03/2014 12:39:31 PM PST by GraceG
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To: GraceG

Or, worse, be forced to eat Vegemite.


17 posted on 03/03/2014 12:44:45 PM PST by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

It’s not bad, on toast with a fried egg.


18 posted on 03/03/2014 12:53:17 PM PST by Tax-chick (I've forgotten most of those languages, but I remember the joke.)
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To: Ax

In Cooktown 25 years ago, we got a group together with the intent of walking down to the estuary to get a view of the big ol’ Saltwater Croc’s.

One of the locals casually asked if we were bringing our skyhooks....

“Skyhooks?”.....”What”, “Why”....

“You’ll want one to climb up when a salty comes racing outta the bush at you.....”


19 posted on 03/03/2014 1:02:53 PM PST by G Larry (Did You Like That Better?)
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To: Zeneta

I have this weird hunger pang for spaghetti!


20 posted on 03/03/2014 1:03:18 PM PST by SgtHooper (If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you.)
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To: G Larry

I’m getting too old for adventures like that, mate. Thank your lucky stars that the croc didn’t attack. Livin in Florida, I’m never more than a couple of miles from a gator. I got in trouble a few years ago when I took my granddaughter into the Glades. There was about a 6-footer on the side of the road. I had my granddaughter’s mom take a pic of us bracketing the brute. That evening the pic was all over the net, and many of my family and friends chided me for taking the child that close. The Gators where we were are so docile, I could’ve kicked him in the ribs and all he would’ve done was hiss then slither back into the swamp. I’d never try that with the tamest croc. I was swimming once in the Zambesi River. Too many crocs there for pleasurable swimming.


21 posted on 03/03/2014 1:21:48 PM PST by Ax
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To: StormEye

“I hate snakes, crocodiles and alligators.
Death to them all!”
Do they terrorize you where you are?


22 posted on 03/03/2014 3:55:19 PM PST by pallmallman (Q)
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To: Kenny Bunk

There are some things even a python won’t ‘Sink’ to, and neither will a gator. A ‘croc will give her a pass based on professional courtesy.

Asking dumb animals to undo the results of generations of Democrats in the Pooblik Skrewl Hives is tantamount to animal cruelty. How many of those nasty things can a snake or a gator eat?

As for the “worthless” found in python or gator habitats, most of them are on two feet, jack booted feet at that, and wearing ill fitted attire mandated by their agencies, and paid for by us.

A friend killed several pythons at my place, including a 14’ one. However, even had it been teamed with the 17’ one killed a mile or so away, they could not cull the herd in even one AgencyPerson lair, AKA “Agency Office”. After all, digestion does take some time and these reptiles evolved in a time and place where food was not available 24/7/365.

It will be up to us to cull the herd of commies/liberals. The vote is cheaper than ammo, assuming the vote is still both honestly cast and honestly counted. Based on the past, “Chad” and his Democratic enablers may return.

Tomorrow does not look promising.


23 posted on 03/03/2014 4:29:45 PM PST by GladesGuru (Islam Delenda Est - because of what Islam is and because of what Muslims do.)
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To: pallmallman

““I hate snakes, crocodiles and alligators.
Death to them all!”
Do they terrorize you where you are?”

Ignore him - he’s just mad because he tried to serve them with Vegemite and nobody will let him forget that meal.

;-)


24 posted on 03/03/2014 4:34:53 PM PST by GladesGuru (Islam Delenda Est - because of what Islam is and because of what Muslims do.)
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To: Tax-chick

And plenty of condiments


25 posted on 03/03/2014 4:50:02 PM PST by Osage Orange (I have strong feelings about gun control. If there's a gun around, I want to be controlling it.)
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To: Osage Orange

Onions.


26 posted on 03/04/2014 4:16:00 AM PST by Tax-chick (I've forgotten most of those languages, but I remember the joke.)
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To: GladesGuru

Lol...


27 posted on 03/19/2014 3:03:47 AM PDT by pallmallman (Q)
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