Snake vs. bird: You want to look away, but you can’t

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Snake vs. bird: You want to look away, but you can’t
It took the snake about 90 minutes to eat the large bird. (Source: Cathy Gall/Facebook)

KINGSCLIFF, AUSTRALIA (Gray News) – It was a gruesome scene, but Cathy Gall couldn’t look away as a snake devoured a bird while dangling from a TV antenna on her roof.

“I went, ‘oh my god that’s a python’,” she told ABC News. “I looked closer and I could see feathers sticking out and claws.”

The snake had its jaws locked around the head of the pied currawong, lifting it up and down to get its coils around the bird native to eastern Australia.

Python attempting to eat a currawong...only in Australia

Posted by Cathy Gall on Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Gall said it took the python about 90 minutes to finish its meal.

“I thought that I wouldn’t want to watch but it was just amazing,” she told ABC News. “It was just nature in front of us.”

Live action...such determination from the python to hold onto the currawong...happily eating it now on our roof, nature in your face...

Posted by Cathy Gall on Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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