Burmese pythons have a longtime everlasting breeding inhabitants in South Florida and belong to the “new” apex predators of the Everglades immediately. Top predators just like the american alligators prey repeatedly on every kind of reptiles, together with pythons. An grownup alligator could have little bother to overpower, kill and eat any juvenile and in some circumstances even an grownup constrictor.
A totally grown Burmese Python can attain over twenty ft in lengths and turns into extraordinarily harmful prey merchandise for many crocodilians. These giant constrictors haven’t a lot to worry and can feed on most animals they arrive throughout (together with alligators) when hungry. Pythons are non venomous snakes and kill by constricting their prey, wrapping its physique round in a thigh coil till the animals dies of suffocation inside just a few minuets. The prey shall be swallowed largely head first and entire. This course of can take appreciable time throughout which the snake is susceptible to assaults from different predators. Confrontations between pythons and alligator have been recorded over the past years however nonetheless, little or no is know on the end result of such “fights”. The reality is that invasive species just like the burmese pythons are part of the Everglades immediately and it’s as much as everybody to search out out as a lot as attainable and use the newly achieve information to maintain the python inhabitants in examine. Alligator assaults python filmed by Heiko Kiera aka Ojatro close to the Everglades in 2013.