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Long Python 20-feet slowing a blue bull in India Gujarat

Long Python 20-feet slowing a blue bull in India Gujarat
Long Python 20-feet slowing a blue bull in India Gujarat

Biting off more than it could chew cost a 20-ft python its life in Junagadh district at Gujarat

The python died yesterday after swallowing a blue bull (‘nilgai’) at Baliavad village near Gir wildlife sanctuary, a Gujarat forest department official said.

Some of the Villagers are  found the python lying on the road, its belly distended beyond normal capacity, and apparently struggling to digest the animal it had swallowed.





“Forest officials were informed and they rushed to the site to ascertain its condition,” Deputy Conservator of Forest R Senthilkumaran said today.

“It succumbed to the internal injuries caused by the (swallowing of) blue bull,” he said.

Pythons swallow their prey whole, and take several days or even weeks to fully digest it. They are known to prey on animals much larger in size.

Long Python 20-feet slowing in India Gujarat

A massive Indian rock python was  caught on camera swallowing a baby antelope in the Gujarat’s Junagadh area. The 20-feet long python swallowed its prey which was heavier than its own weight.

A 20-feet long python was seen swallowing a blue bull (Nilgai) in Junagadh district of Gujarat.

The authorities of the Girnar Wildlife Sanctuary were informed about the python informed a village former by message format.

Gir National Park

Tilala said they would release the python soon after it digests the blue bull.

“It was 18-20 feet long. We have transported the animal to some other place so that it does not injure other people. We will keep it under observation. When it will digest the blue bill, we will release the python in the forest,” he added.

In Ahmedabad Biting off more than it could chew cost a 20-foot python its life in near Gir national park at Gujarat.

Long Python 20-feet slowing a bule bull

Long Python 20-feet slowing a blue bull in India Gujarat
Long Python 20-feet slowing a blue bull in India Gujarat



The python died yesterday after swallowing a blue bull (‘nilgai’) at Baliavad village near Gir wildlife sanctuary, a Gujarat forest department official said.

Villagers found the python lying on the road, its belly distended beyond normal capacity, and apparently struggling to digest the animal it had swallowed.

Forest officials were informed and they rushed to the site to ascertain its condition,” Deputy Conservator of Forest R Senthilkumaran said today.

“It succumbed to the internal injuries caused by the (swallowing of) blue bull,” he said. Pythons swallow their prey whole, and take several days or even weeks to fully digest it. They are known to prey on animals much larger in size.

After eating, a python can go several weeks, if not months, without needing to feed again.

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