Newborn Burmese Python have to maneuver shortly away from their nest earlier than predators picks up their despatched. The Indigo Snake is a formidable snake hunter, which might not hesitate to assault and feed on rattlesnakes, cottonmouth and over vipers as a result of it’s proof against in opposition to their venom. The despatched of a python hatchling simply passing via its territory get his undivided consideration and the hunter begins stalking its prey.
With a swift chunk to the python’s head, the indigo snake subdues the hatchling, firmly holding it in its grip and blocking the prey’s airway with its highly effective jaws. But good diet has giving the feisty younger python sufficient power to combat again its attacker. Still the bigger indigo has no downside overpowering the smaller snake. It’s solely a query of time till the python’s power recourses have been exhausted. Through constituently pinning the younger python to the bottom, the attacker’s technique is solely to tire its prey sufficient earlier than swallowing it alive.
The hatchlings is loosing its power quick and being dragged close to the Indigo’s lair to keep away from the chance of being found by different predators. The hungry snakes eats its prey quick and alive. The python hatchling is doomed and any resistance is in useless by now.
Humans signify the largest menace to indigo snakes. Highway fatalities, wanton killings, and overcollection for the pet commerce adversely have an effect on indigo snake populations. Snakes are taken illegally from the wild for the pet commerce. Eastern indigo snakes are generally “gassed” of their burrows by rattlesnake hunters. Indigo Snake Eats Python was filmed by Heiko Kiera aka Ojatro in 2009.