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Snake v Alligator

  • Jo Whiley
  • 28 Feb 08, 11:58 AM

13 ft python v 6ft alligator - who would win? Python swallows Alligator. Alligator makes Python's stomach burst. So no winners - only losers. Here's the picture. Yuck.

snake_v_alligator.jpg

Comments

  1. At 12:50 PM on 28 Feb 2008, Peter Sinclair wrote:

    Sucks to be a hungry snake.

  2. At 12:51 PM on 28 Feb 2008, Justin Davies wrote:

    I had a curry last night and felt very similar

  3. At 12:52 PM on 28 Feb 2008, Tom wrote:

    Lovely!!!!!

  4. At 12:53 PM on 28 Feb 2008, Josh - Manchester wrote:

    If they put this in school canteens kids would learn not to play with their food... GO ALI THE ALLIGATOR!

  5. At 12:55 PM on 28 Feb 2008, tim wrote:

    thats the second biggest snake i have ever seen

  6. At 12:55 PM on 28 Feb 2008, Paul wrote:

    On "Life in Cold Blood" the other night it showed a python swallow a whole Antelope, so this is very possible. It did split it's sides (not like the above, just looked like bad cuts) but Sir David Attenborough said thuis happens and it will repair! Remind me never to go to the amazon....

  7. At 12:55 PM on 28 Feb 2008, gill wrote:

    eeeeeeeuuuuuuuuuuw...........nature????

  8. At 12:55 PM on 28 Feb 2008, rudi wrote:

    GOD THATS DISGUSTING! MY MICRO PIZZA DOESN'T LOOK THAT APPEALING ANY MORE!

  9. At 12:55 PM on 28 Feb 2008, Craig wrote:

    Yep... that's certainly gross! Glad I looked at this during my lunch break...

  10. At 12:57 PM on 28 Feb 2008, Stephen wrote:

    Thats immense! but i cant get over how HUGE that snake is! scary beasts...

  11. At 12:57 PM on 28 Feb 2008, Kelly wrote:

    YUK! Theres no need haha!

  12. At 12:58 PM on 28 Feb 2008, sarah wrote:

    yuk!! that cant b real! x

  13. At 12:58 PM on 28 Feb 2008, Ricky wrote:

    Yummy!

  14. At 12:59 PM on 28 Feb 2008, Sam wrote:

    unlcucky snake! bet he was gonna brag to his mates that he ate a Alligator! haha

    xx

  15. At 01:00 PM on 28 Feb 2008, Kelly wrote:

    YUK! It took me a few seconds to figure out what was what!

  16. At 01:00 PM on 28 Feb 2008, Jaclyn Davies wrote:

    That is wrong wrong wrong, that cant be real. EeeeWww!

  17. At 01:00 PM on 28 Feb 2008, emma wrote:

    hehehe lol thats gross =]


    keep up the gd work Joe you rock!!!!!

  18. At 01:00 PM on 28 Feb 2008, Torie Rooney wrote:

    Well that's enough to put you off your Cheerios !

    Thanks Jo !!!

  19. At 01:01 PM on 28 Feb 2008, Richard Lai wrote:

    This seems to happen a lot (pythons exploding with large contents in their stomach). Where was this?

  20. At 01:01 PM on 28 Feb 2008, Joy wrote:

    It is definately true. I saw it on the telly one night. there was a crack team of scientists trying to explain it. they think that the python ate the alligator after it was already dead and decomposing and it started to swell in its stomache with all the nasty dead gasses and... boom!

  21. At 01:03 PM on 28 Feb 2008, DEJI wrote:

    THE MORALE OF THE STORY IS.....FOOD KILLS lol

  22. At 01:03 PM on 28 Feb 2008, Stewart Rae wrote:

    amazing! just sitting at work now. bored out of my skull. this picture just brightened up my day in a twisted sort of way. Please play some kings of leon!

  23. At 01:03 PM on 28 Feb 2008, Nicola Everley wrote:

    That is NUTS!!

  24. At 01:04 PM on 28 Feb 2008, jennie wrote:

    OMG EWWWW

  25. At 01:06 PM on 28 Feb 2008, heather wrote:

    sucker!

  26. At 01:10 PM on 28 Feb 2008, Tania Casotti wrote:

    Bet David Attenbrough would have loved this for his series. He showed Pythons eating antelopes, crabs and lobsters and then they regurgated what isnt stomached. Was Amazing and grusum at the same time.. What a crazy animal.

    Tania
    Brighton
    xx

  27. At 01:10 PM on 28 Feb 2008, jodi wrote:

    ewwwwwww lol, this is really truley strange and yet funny though :p

  28. At 01:11 PM on 28 Feb 2008, Torie Rooney wrote:

    Well that's enough to put you off your Cheerios !

    Thanks Jo !!!

  29. At 01:15 PM on 28 Feb 2008, JAMES wrote:

    THIS HAS TO BE THE BEST PIC EVER, THEY DID A DOCUMENTRY ON THE WHOLE THING, SOME BLOKE FOUND IT LOOKING OUT OF A HELICOPTER, HOW AMAZING IS THAT, HOWEVER APPARENTLY THE ALLIGATOR WASN'T FULLY GROWN. THOUGHT YOU MIGHT LIKE TO KNOW.

  30. At 01:16 PM on 28 Feb 2008, Kieran wrote:

    Thats Amazing, i never thought that snakes could get that long!

  31. At 01:23 PM on 28 Feb 2008, Sarah wrote:

    I'm confused - where is the head of the snake?

  32. At 01:26 PM on 28 Feb 2008, Michael L wrote:

    I have read about this a while back. This was a snake that managed to attack and eat a alligator but once the snake had eaten the alligator it was set up on by another alligator, the snake had just had a big catch it was not able to avoid being attacked and killed. Fortunately some people turned up hence why this has been seen and the photo was taken.

  33. At 02:12 PM on 28 Feb 2008, Nicola Everley wrote:

    That is NUTS!!

  34. At 03:46 PM on 28 Feb 2008, mike bower wrote:

    The same thing almost happened to me. Last time I ate alligator it gave me terrible gas!

  35. At 04:24 PM on 28 Feb 2008, candy wrote:

    i cant tell where the snake starts and the alligator ends...surely this cant be real? candy

  36. At 04:29 PM on 28 Feb 2008, JAMES H wrote:

    JUST A QUIERY.......
    HOW DID THE SNAKE EAT THE ALLIGATOR IF THE SNAKE HAS NO HEAD ???
    REALLY CANT FIGURE IT OUT LOL

  37. At 07:31 PM on 28 Feb 2008, Michaela wrote:


    My dad always used to say to me that my eyes are bigger than my belly...

    kind of an understatement in this situation dont you think???

    =]

  38. At 10:32 PM on 28 Feb 2008, neal wrote:

    stick it on the barbie

  39. At 12:07 PM on 29 Feb 2008, gareth fieldus wrote:

    unfortunatley this is very true,

    due to the large amount of people in the us buying baby Burmese python's as pet then dumping them into the wild when they get too big to look after, male's will reach 14-16 feet in lenght where as females will reach 18-20 feet.
    the everglade's are over run by these snakes that do not come from the said country.

    curenntley the us fish and wildlife service are try to put a Ban on movement's of Boa's and Python's from state to state and even import and export of these animal's.

    being a reptile keeper and breeder for 20 year's myself i have seen this many times with,
    as a respectable reptile keeper it is my/our job to premote good help and advice when people consider buying a snake that will reach these sort of sizes.

  40. At 12:46 PM on 29 Feb 2008, Brian wrote:

    Hi Jo,

    Just got back from a trip to Scotland and just had to look at the python picture.

    Just to put the record straight, a snake will eat it's prey head first so the head is not missing just out of shot to the right. What you are looking at, at the top of the shot, is the damaged tail of the snake.

    Thanks for the show it makes a long journey shorter.

    Regards Brian.

  41. At 12:12 AM on 01 Mar 2008, gareth fieldus wrote:

    The Full Proper Event's Goes As Follow's :

    The burmese python ate the croc,
    but due to the fact that croc's can hold there breath and stay motionless for a long time has lead to beleave that the croc then moved or moved under involantary reflex and this is why the snake ripped into 2.

    the head of the snake is actually missing in this picture of a larger size, this is thought to have been eatern by another predator ( croc or otherwise )

  42. At 11:38 AM on 26 Mar 2008, Sophie - Plymouth wrote:

    Farewell Ham & Cheese toastie. It was good while it lasted.

    Thanks Jo for posting this picture & putting me off the other half of my toastie. Saved the hips from an extra carb or two!

  43. At 07:42 PM on 03 Apr 2008, david laker wrote:

    better a croc then me,i hate snakes

  44. At 09:13 PM on 04 Apr 2008, Ethan wrote:

    ha wow thats just crazy. so r u british people. GO AMERICA!!!

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