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Re: US overeating problem extends to wildlife

The story mentions that most of the python's head was missing. Could the
burst gut be something that happened post-mortem? I'm thinking maybe it
had a nasty run-in with a power boat, severing it's head and perhaps
splitting it open.

Denver Fowler wrote:

> For those taphonomists who (like me) collect pictures
> of dead animals, the BBC has a nice largeish (600x400)
> of the dead burmese python (FL, USA) which apparently
> burst its gut eating an alligator:


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