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25 Comments

HemantKumar
HemantKumar 6 years ago

thank you all @Ava will add it ...:)

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 6 years ago

This spotting could go in the Hunters and Animal Feeding Behavior mission at http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8463...

kayla1070
kayla1070 7 years ago

Oh, wow!! That's an amazing thing to see, especially to be able to get a picture of it. Too cool.

pamsai
pamsai 7 years ago

great spotting...

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 7 years ago

wow,,

AntónioGinjaGinja
AntónioGinjaGinja 7 years ago

great capture HemantKumar,second pic is awesome,congrats

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 7 years ago

Great spotting!! Did you see if the snake got that fish all the way down??

HemantKumar
HemantKumar 7 years ago

thx friends.....:)

Jeannette
Jeannette 7 years ago

Wow, amazing capture :)

NoelSal
NoelSal 7 years ago

wow i never think that a snake can catch a fish

ElaineStingel
ElaineStingel 7 years ago

Wow, get shot! I've also never seen one with a fish.

williefromwi
williefromwi 7 years ago

wonderful capture, I have seen snakes eating birds eggs, small rodents and even young birds. I have never seen one with a fish. Thanks for sharing your spotting.

LucBertrand
LucBertrand 7 years ago

just at right moment !!!!! waw ! very nice picture ! congratulation

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 7 years ago

These images are awesome! :-)

DanaWood
DanaWood 7 years ago

Cool pic!

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

great action shots!

HemantKumar
HemantKumar 7 years ago

thx S Frazier....:)

NeilDazet
NeilDazet 7 years ago

Great capture!

SumanSaurabh
SumanSaurabh 7 years ago

what a hunt !!
spectacular :D

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

Nice info, Mandy and Hemant. Living and learning. :-)

HemantKumar
HemantKumar 7 years ago

@ Asergio,you are right but he slowed like this only. And interesting thing the way he killed the pray. he caught the fish n came on ground.

Mandy Hollman
Mandy Hollman 7 years ago

Awesome spotting!
Asergio, that's an interesting question. I've seen my pet snake eat her prey (pre-killed fuzzies) the wrong way a few times, tail first. I always thought that was because she's always been fed dead mice and never had to hunt. She seems to have a harder time swallowing them if she starts with the tail end, but sometimes she does it anyway, even when I offer the mouse to her head first.

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

That is a beautiful photo, and it raises an interesting (for me) question: I know that snakes eat their prey head first, that helps not to be entangled with legs and spines. Do you think this snake will eat this fish from the rear up? It would probably have trouble with the fish's fins, if they don't turn to the front.

harsuame
harsuame 7 years ago

Fantástico bella imágenes

HemantKumar
Spotted by
HemantKumar

India

Lat: 17.52, Long: 78.33

Spotted on May 24, 2012
Submitted on May 24, 2012

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