A snake pulling a kangaroo from a river?-Truth!

Picture of a Snake Pulling a Kangaroo From a River-Truth!

Summary of 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 below.  

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.

Updated 5/13/07