Must Watch: Anaconda is filmed regurgitating an entire cow


Laura Davis
Tuesday 27 November 2012 13:43

Ever feel so hungry you could eat an entire cow? One anaconda did*.

Over 150,000 people have already watched the greedy snake regurgitate his meaty dinner after the film was posted on YouTube three days ago.

The anaconda is the largest snake in the world, and can reach a length of a whopping nine metres.

They don't kill prey by delivering venom through a bite but constrict their prey and squeeze until it stops breathing - they can even go for months between meals, although if you did eat an entire cow, it would probably keep you going a while, too.

One Spanish name for this snake is actually matatoro, which means "bull killer." Reasonably apt for this story, then. But fear not, there is no record of an anaconda ever killing a human.

*Best to avoid eating your lunch while watching the above.

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