meal The alligator, which did not survive, was found almost intact
Illustrative photo of a python. — Liz Hafalia/AP/SIPA
The images are impressive. A 1.5 meter long alligator was found. found died in the stomach of a python. The discovery was made during the necropsy of the snake. The video of the review has been posted on Instagram and went viral.
The images have been Posted by Rosie Moore, a scientist based in Florida (USA) who is part of the team that examined the python measuring almost 5.5 meters. We see the alligator almost intact, proof that it has not been damaged. digested by the serpent.
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In Florida, Burmese pythons, once captured, must be killed. be euthanized. Indeed, they pose a threat to other wildlife in Everglades National Park. The serpent was therefore handed over to a research laboratory.
Pythons have become invasive in Florida after being brought into the state as pets, reports NBC Miami. A good number of them have been abandoned in nature by their owners. According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, 17,000 wild Burmese pythons have been killed. removed from Florida since 2000.