Alligator eats Python 02, Time Lapse Speed x1
Alligator eats Python 02, Time Lapse Speed.
They are both formidable predators, sitting at the top of their respective food chains.
But a series of X-ray images has revealed what happens when a Burmese python, one of the largest species of snake in the world, takes on an alligator and manages to swallow it whole.
The X-ray images, captured by biologists at the University of Alabama, show how the snake's digestive system kicks into overdrive to quickly break down the crocodilian's body.