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Dramatic Moment The Woman Risked Her Life To Catch A 20Kg Python

The moments of catching pythons or snakes by hand are not too surprising anymore, but this is a picture of a woman.

The 60-year-old woman calmly grabbed the python by the neck and put it in a sack with the support of people around.

Vidya Raju, wife of an Indian naval officer, rescued pythons in Kochi, Kerala state, India Today reported on December 12. Harinder Sikka posted the video on social media with the comment: “Not to mention women, I wonder how many men can be so brave.” The video received 57,000 views and hundreds of comments.

Raju grabbed it by the neck, two men helped hold the tail and put it in a sack.

The python was discovered while hiding in the grass under a tree. Raju grabbed it by the neck, two men helped hold the tail and put it in a sack. She was calm, even instructing people what to do.

Raju regularly rescues wild animals, mainly pythons. To date, she has rescued more than 1,000 pythons and snakes. She started doing this work from 2002-2003.

 

The python (scientific name Pythonidae) is non-venomous, native to Asia, Africa and Australia. The color and size of python species are very diverse. Depending on habitat and camouflage needs, their skin can be mottled, dark brown or green. Their prey is also not the same. Small pythons mainly eat rodents, lizards, birds, while large species can eat monkeys, antelopes, pigs, kangaroos.