Say What?!: Burmese Python Found Eating White-Tailed Deer

NAPLES, FL – Biologists conducting research at Collier-Seminole State Park found an 11-foot, 31.5-pound Burmese python eating an entire white-tailed deer.

(Photo courtesy of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida)

Biologist Ian Bartoszek said the invasive snake’s kill is believed to be “the largest python-to-prey ratio yet documented.” The snake’s meal was 111 percent of its own body mass.

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