World 30.7.2016 11:53 am

WATCH: Snake eats a crocodile!

The internet is abuzz over a particularly unlikely meal for a snake, which took five hours to overcome its meal.

It’s a slightly old video by now, but it started trending again this week for some reason.

We’re not entirely sure why some media outlets are reporting the story again as though it’s news, but what the heck, who doesn’t enjoy a rerun of a titanic reptile struggle?

We were amazed by it again like it was the first time.

A snake fought, wrestled and then ate a crocodile whole following a dramatic five-hour long battle. The incident was captured on camera in 2014 by author Tiffany Corlis at Lake Moondarra in Queensland, Australia. The snake – thought to be  python measuring around 8m – constricted the croc to death, before dragging it to shore and eating it whole in front of a shocked crowd of onlookers.

The snake managed to swallow the croc in 15 minutes once the fight was over.


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