Expect the unexpected in the wild and especially with a snake around. And when it’s a giant python, be a bitttt more cautious. A snake catcher learnt his lesson of being well aware of the deadly reptile’s silent movement in a hard way. A shocking video shot in South Africa’s Limpopo province shows a snake catcher almost getting himself crushed to death by an enormous 9-ft long python. The scary footage shows the man holding python by its neck and showing it off on the camera unaware that his dangerous friend had started its killer constricting process. The viral video of the snake catcher escaping certain jaws of death will give you goosebumps.
A snake catcher was called in to remove the uninvited guest from a property in Limpopo province of South Africa. The guy successfully caught hold of the serpent that was massive in length and weight. The video shows the hunter showing off his accomplishment on camera by holding python’s neck. But the 9-ft long snake can constantly be seen coiling around the man’s body. The man soon realized the dangerous animal’s killing instinct as it wrapped his legs tightly.
Pythons are non-poisonous in nature and kill their prey by cutting off blood flow to the heart. Yes, they don’t actually suffocate their prey but restrict blood flow to the heart in mere seconds, leading to their death. The video shows the nine-foot giant snake in process to do the the same. The snake catcher tried to get out of the tight hold of the snake but it proved too late. The python had wrapped itself completely around the man’s legs and the viewers could sense the awaiting trouble from snake catcher’s nervous laughs. He is seen wrestling with the python to get himself free and completely failing in his attempts.
The horror continues as he loses his balance with the python going for the kill. The snake catcher takes the support of a nearby tree to stand straight and keeps the python’s mouth away. Their encounter almost lasted for an hour before a colleague of the snake catcher came to his rescue. Both of them worked their way to free the snake expert from becoming the predator’s meal. The video showed how tables can turn in a matter of few seconds and hunter can get hunted. The sight is going to give you chills for the longest time.