Villagers Captured Python That Swallowed Their Goat


Dramatic visuals show villagers in India prodding a 15-foot-long python and tying its head with a rope after they found it had swallowed a goat. Scores of villagers gathered in Baihata Chariali village in the northeastern state of Assam after they spotted a python struggling with a bloated belly. The snake had ventured into the village from the nearby forest and devoured a goat triggering anger among the villagers. Some men then dared and captured the wriggling creature and tied its head with a rope so they can hand it over to the forest officials. Visuals taken by an onlooker shows the head of the python tied with a rope and some people prodding its tail.