PICS: Carpet python takes down a possum

PICS: Carpet python takes down a possum

The food looks to have been a little too big for the determined reptile.

Python possum

If there's one thing we've learnt from our resident snake rescuer, Nick Evans, pythons are huge snakes and can devour animals other snakes can't. 

However, this carpet snakes seems to have been a little too presumptuous when it went for a possum.

READ: WATCH: Woman rescues snake with bare hands

Pictures of a python; hanging from the roof and holding onto a possum; were shared on Facebook by Sunshine Coast Snake Catchers 24/7. According to the post, although the python tried it's best to devour the mammal, it looked to have been having a hard time because its prey was too big. 

Huge Food Item Was Too Heavy and Big! 😬 Have a look at the size of this possum that this snake took down. The Carpet...

Posted by Sunshine Coast Snake Catchers 24/7 on Tuesday, 15 September 2020

Sunshine Coast Snake Catchers 24/7 also revealed that the snake was later relocated to an undisclosed location. 

READ: WARNING: Never pick up this snake!

IMAGE CREDIT: Facebook/SunshineCoastSnakeCatchers24/7

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