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Boa Eats Kangaroo
Status: Real
I don't have any information about this series of photos, other than that it shows a boa eating a kangaroo. And the photos appear to be real. I found them on a Russian-language website.

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Categories: Animals, Photos/Videos
Posted by The Curator on Tue Jun 13, 2006
Comments (8)
That's one hungry snake...
Posted by Nettie  in  Perth, Western Australia  on  Tue Jun 13, 2006  at  08:07 AM
A little while ago there was a snake that ate a crocodile. I'm not sure if I heard about it from your site or not...but anyway, the snake died because it's stomach ruptured.
Posted by Sakano  in  Ohio  on  Tue Jun 13, 2006  at  10:13 AM
Oh, and Christian was saying that the snake is more likely a carpet python than a boa as boa's aren't native here, unless of course there's a zoo somewhere that likes to feed it's boas roos.
Posted by Nettie  in  Perth, Western Australia  on  Tue Jun 13, 2006  at  11:22 AM
GROOOOOOOS.
Posted by Maegan  in  Tampa, FL - USA  on  Tue Jun 13, 2006  at  12:19 PM
From the pattern it is a scrub python. They feed on wallabies. The above is likely to be just that, a metre tall wallaby being eaten by a 4-6 metre long scrubbie. Scrub pythons can get really long (25 foot/8m isn't unknown).

Either really hungry or really placid (or someones pet) to have photos from that close.
Posted by Veltyen  in  Melbourne, Australia  on  Wed Jun 14, 2006  at  04:45 AM
Looks like a carpet snake and a wallaby to me.
Posted by Pip Wilson  in  Australia  on  Thu Jun 15, 2006  at  01:33 PM
Tis does happen.Alex, that is either in a zoo(how many zoo use wallabies as food)or its a python and its labelled wrong.
Posted by J  on  Mon Oct 02, 2006  at  01:24 PM
that is 1 heck of a snake!! Hate to get bitt by that beast
Posted by freddie  on  Sat Nov 04, 2006  at  09:36 PM
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