Indonesian woman grabbed and swallowed by 7 metre long Python




Indonesian woman grabbed and swallowed by 7 metre long Python

54 year old Indonesian woman was grabbed and swallowed by a  7-metre-long python in a village

Village Chief Faris said that 54-year-old Wa Tibawent missing while checking her vegetable garden near her village on Muna island in Southeast Sulawesi province on Thursday evening. Indonesian woman grabbed and swallowed by 7 metre long Python

Faris added that on Friday, her family went to look for her at the garden but found only her belongings, including sandals and a flashlight.

The family and villagers launched a search for the woman, and found the snake with a bloated belly about 50 metres from where her belongings were found.The villagers killed the snake and carried it to the village. Indonesian woman grabbed and swallowed by 7 metre long Python

Faris said, “When they cut open the snake’s belly they found Tiba’s body still intact with all her clothes.She was swallowed first from her head.”

Faris said the victim’s garden, about 1 kilometre from her house, is located in a rocky area with caves and cliffs believed to contain many snakes.

Reticulated pythons, which are widespread in Indonesia and other parts of Southeast Asia, grab onto their prey with dozens of sharp curved teeth and then squeeze it to death before swallowing it whole.

Though reports of humans being killed by pythons are extremely rare as in the wild areas they are known to eat monkeys, pigs and other mammals.