Woman swallowed whole by a 23-foot python in Indonesia

Woman swallowed whole by a 23-foot python in Indonesia

Woman swallowed whole by a 23-foot python in Indonesia

They didn’t know why she was disappeared — then they found her body inside an enormous snake.

The Jakarta Post reported that, a 54-year-old indonesian woman, who had been swallowed whole by a 23-foot python, was found dead on Sulawesi Island.

The night before Wa Tiba left her village, Persiapan Lawela, about a half-mile from her house to tend to her garden. The family of Tiba’s reported having to look out for the garden, as wild boars sometimes destroyed their crops.

When Tiba doesn’t come back by sunrise, her sister went to the garden to look for her. she could Only find some of her sister’s belongings, including flashlights, her machete, and her sandals.

Later, a search party started about 100 worried local citizens, including relatives of Tiba’s.

Then they found a 23 foot reticulated python with a bloated midsection approximately 100 feet from the place where they found their belongings.

“Residents were suspicious the snake swallowed the victim, so they killed it, then carried it out of the garden,” said the local police chief, identified as Hamka.

Locals first slice into the snake and reveal the contents of its stomach.

After carrying the python back to the village, the villagers sliced open its carcass. Inside they found and extracted the body of Wa Tiba, who’d been swallowed head first.

“When they cut open the snake’s belly, they found Tiba’s body still intact with all her clothes,” said the village chief, identified as Faris.

Reticulated python

Reticulated pythons like this one are the longest snakes in the world and are widespread in Indonesia as well as other parts of Southeast Asia.

These creatures, which can reach lengths of more than 25 feet and weigh more than 120 pounds, use their incredible size to squeeze their prey to death before swallowing it whole and digesting it over the course of days or even weeks.

They regularly kill and eat creatures about a quarter of their own size, including monkeys and pigs, but reports of humans being killed by these pythons are rare. However, this was the second attack of a human by a python in Indonesia in a little over a year.

The body of the woman swallowed whole becomes visible inside the body of the snake.

In a similar incident that took place in March 2017, a 25-year-old farmer was swallowed whole by a python in West Sulawesi province while he was harvesting his crops.

Turns out that gardening in Indonesia can be one horribly dangerous activity.

GRAPHIC Missing Woman Found In Snake – Radio Far Side

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