Saturday, May 26, 2012

Python eats Python 01

Two Burmese Pythons fighting over one rat, one python gets killed and eaten by the other python.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Cottonmouth Eats Rattlesnake 01

The cottonmouth (aka water moccasin) is immune to it's own venom. These opportunistic feeders are know to feed on snakes, including their own species as well as other venomous snakes such as the eastern diamondback rattlesnake shown in this video. The cottonmouth's bite injected a fair amount of venom into the rattler's head, which subsequently swelled considerably and paralyzed the rattlesnake within thirty minutes. Nevertheless, it can be observed from this footage, that the eastern diamondback rattlesnake was still alive (tail movements) while almost swallowed by its predator...