Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Interesting Photos: Antelope Fights Back From The Grave To Impale Huge Python Gorging On Its Flesh

A huge python accidentally got itself caught on an antelope's horn, much like a fish on a hook, as it started gorging on the dead animal.

The incident was filmed inside South Africa's Kruger Park and posted to YouTube on Tuesday.

The footage shows the distressed python trying to free itself from the horns of the dukier, a small species of antelope native to Sub-Saharan Africa, while coiled around the beast. Continue...

A horn can be seen sticking out of the body as the snake shows obvious signs of agony
The distressed python retreats back from feasting on the antelope as it attempts to free itself

The serpent slithers away from the scene after releasing itself from the horn