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Xenochrophis piscator

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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 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 7 years ago

great spotting...

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 7 years ago


AntónioGinjaGinja 7 years ago

great capture HemantKumar,second pic is awesome,congrats

ChristyHolland 7 years ago

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

HemantKumar 7 years ago

thx friends.....:)

Jeannette 7 years ago

Wow, amazing capture :)

NoelSal 7 years ago

wow i never think that a snake can catch a fish

ElaineStingel 7 years ago

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

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 7 years ago

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

Aaron_G 7 years ago

These images are awesome! :-)

DanaWood 7 years ago

Cool pic!

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

great action shots!

HemantKumar 7 years ago

thx S Frazier....:)

NeilDazet 7 years ago

Great capture!

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 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 7 years ago

Fantástico bella imágenes

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Lat: 17.52, Long: 78.33

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

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