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.
A real example of the eRumor as it has appeared on the Internet:
This is a snake pulling a kangaroo out of the water.
Talk about a man eater!
This picture is from Western Australia .
Take a careful look at this picture; see the size of the snake, and the
Kangaroo being pulled out of the water.