WATCH: African Rock Python makes easy meal of duiker

2015-01-27 05:00
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Cape Town - Traveller24 readers Ben Bellefroid and his wife Hera Aerts captured this gob-smacking footage of an African Rock Python making a quick meal of a whole duiker while on a game drive at Zwahili private game lodge east of Modimolle, at the foot of the Waterberg in the Bushveld region of the Limpopo Province. 

Bellefroid, who together with his family runs a boutique hotel in Pretoria villaafrica.co.za, told Traveller24, "For many years I have travelled through Southern Africa, writing stories, taking pictures and making films - human interest as well as travel stories. But this experience itself was actually very powerful for us.

Watch: African Rock Python Makes Easy Meal Of Duiker In Mere Minutes

"It is a great example of the cruel but beautiful essence of Nature. You could see the snake really had to work hard. It was a whole mission for him to devour his only meal for months. A real struggle for survival. Pure instinct, pure and 100% Africa." 

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