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Picture of a Snake
Pulling a Kangaroo From a River-Truth!
Summary of the eRumor: This eRumor is mostly a
picture but includes commend that it was taken in Western Australia. It
shows a large snake hanging from the side of a rock face and trying to
pull what looks like a kangaroo from the water.
The Truth: According to a posting on the
ABC Far North Queensland website this picture is of an Olive python and
he's trying to pull a wallaby or a wallaroo from the water
The picture is said to have been taken by a hiker named Jody who said
the python tried for about an hour to lift the animal from the pool but
finally gave up.
A real example of the eRumor as it has
appeared on the Internet:
is a snake pulling a kangaroo out of the water.
about a man eater!
picture is from
a careful look at this picture; see the size of the snake, and the
being pulled out of the water.
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