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Horrifying footage reveals the second an enormous hungry python devours a big possum in an Australian yard

Horrifying footage shows the moment a huge hungry python devours a large possum in an Australian backyard


THIS is the horror second a big python gulps downs a possum in an Australian yard.

Snake catcher Stuart McKenzie was known as to the house on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast by locals who noticed the hungry serpent having lunch.

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The python’s big mouth is seen closing across the possum[/caption]

The giant snake was dangling from the roof of a house
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The large snake was noticed dangling from the roof of a home[/caption]

On arrival, he was shocked to see the massive snake dangling from their roof with a big ring-tailed possum hanging from its mouth.

In order to not disturb the python’s meal, Stuart waited for an hour to permit the snake to complete ingesting the possum.

It was solely then he determined to snap some images and movie an unimaginable time-lapse video.

He mentioned: “I received a name out from a residence after the noticed the python on their again patio roof and heard a little bit of a commotion.

“Once I arrived it was dangling there from the roof with the possum in its mouth.

“I realised it had solely simply began it’s meal so I knew then I needed to anticipate it to complete consuming.

Snake catcher Stuart McKenzie was called to the home on Queensland's Sunshine Coast
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Snake catcher Stuart McKenzie was known as to the house on the Sunshine Coast[/caption]

After its meal, the snake was moved to nearby bushland
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After its meal, the snake was moved to close by bushland[/caption]

“I knew if I attempted to take it away proper at that second, it will seemingly drop its meals and never need to eat it once more.

“It’s simply nature so the very best result’s that the snake will get it meals as it’s already useless.

“It took about an hour to eat it utterly, so I simply sat with the residents whereas we watched and waited for it to be completed with its meal.

“The folks on the house had been superb about it and had been fairly intrigued by the entire thing.”

In response to Nationwide Geographic, pythons wrap themselves round their prey and crush it to dying earlier than swallowing their meals complete.

Their big jaws are capable of unlock to stretch round giant prey.


After the snake had completed devouring the possum, Stuart transported it to close by bushland so it might digest its meal in peace.

Stuart added: “We received him again into the bush a great distance away from houses.

“He can have discovered a pleasant and heat spot to remain heat and digest that vast meal over the subsequent week.”