Monster python spotted slithering in South African pond

Monster python spotted slithering in South African pond

This massive python sighting has gone viral!

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Pond that has been censored/ canva

One can spot many things in a pond... some koi fish, lilies, even a frog at times, but the last thing you expect is a gargantuan snake! 

A frightening encounter of a snake in a pond has gone viral on social media. A giant python was found "chilling underwater" somewhere in South Africa.

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Watch this captivating video that has circulated our news feeds: 

@roy_cut #foryou #foryoupage #southafrica #snake #funny ♬ original sound - Roycut

Yes, you saw that right. A python has been seen taking a dip. Maybe it was the heat or possibly it was trying to catch some prey? While these questions remain unanswered, here's what the rest of SA has to say:

  • "My people would be talking to it calling it their ancestor right now." 
  • "Pythons are normally someone's pet so that's a pet...or it would have reacted by now"
  • 'Eeerh....RUN"

This begs the question, can snakes swim?

According to Reuters, "all snakes can swim, and most swim below the water, or partially submerged." 

Read More: KZN shares their serious snake encounters

Take a look at another snake going for a dip and swimming underwater:


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