- A 54-year-old woman who is missing in Indonesia has been swallowed by a snake, police said.
- A research team searching for the woman has discovered an unusually swollen snake.
- After killing and cutting the snake, they discovered the woman’s intact body in her stomach.
Authorities in Indonesia were searching for a missing 54-year-old woman at her workplace when they found a 22-foot-long snake that looked unusually swollen.
They killed the snake and opened it, and found the woman’s body complete and intact inside the snake’s stomach.
The woman, known as Jahra, went to work on a rubber plantation in Jambi, Sumatra island, on Sunday morning. According to local media, local media reported that she disappeared that evening when she did not return home BBC.
After her husband finds some of her clothes and work tools, he invites a search party. A day later, the snake was found with a swollen body.
“The victim was found in the snake’s stomach,” local police chief AKP S Harefa told local outlets, adding that the snake was up to 7 meters long, or about 22 feet. Harifa said CNN Indonesia They were able to confirm that it was the missing woman after her stomach was cut.
“The victim’s body was not damaged when we found it inside the snake, which means that it was only recently swallowed whole,” the local police said. Washington Post.
It is unusual for snakes to swallow humans, although there have been similar reports on rare occasions. In 2017, a video clip filmed a man in Indonesia who went missing and was later Found inside a 23-foot-long snake. The following year, there was a woman in Indonesia too The snake swallowed it whole while checking its yield.
Snakes usually swallow their food whole, with their unique anatomy that allows them to Jaws are wide enough to wrap things Much larger than their body circumference.
Nathan Rosley: “They are tights, so what they do is wrap their bodies around you. They will hug you from death. You breathe in and your body gets smaller, its grip narrows, and you can’t exhale.” , director of the Indonesian Herpetovuna Foundation, told The Post. “The snake’s upper and lower jaws are connected by ligaments, it is very flexible. They can swallow prey larger than the size of their head.”
Rosley also said he guessed the python in the last incident was a reticulated python that could reach more than 20 feet in length.
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