The Python Devoured Injured Hyena

The Python Devoured Injured Hyena

Nature never ceases to amaze us with its incredible creatures in wildlife. Though, life in the wild is not easy, and every creature has to fight every day for its survival. In such a narrative, a tragic incident happened in the wild when a Hyena was seen fighting to save his life from the Python. But he didn’t succeed and the Python devoured the injured Hyena within a few seconds.

The Python Devoured Injured Hyena

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The incident took place in Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. The Hyena was roaming in the jungle to find some food for himself. He saw a group of lions feeding on a wildebeest and tried to steal a morsel for himself. But he did not know that this was going to be the last meal for him because soon he will become the meal of another ferocious animal.

The Python Devoured Injured Hyena

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When Hyena approached them, they attacked him, but he managed to grab a piece of meat and started to run away. However, lions were still following him. When he was running away to save his life, he stumbled upon a python that was lying in wait for its prey. The Python saw Hyena as an opportunity because he was injured, and it was easy to prey on him. Without wasting a single moment Python attacked the Hyena. The Hyena fought back but as it was weakened due to its injuries so it couldn’t put up much of a fight.

The Python Devoured Injured Hyena

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The Python managed to wrap itself around the hyena and started to constrict it. Hyena struggled so hard to free herself but he couldn’t because python was stronger than him. A few Hyena who was watching the whole incident also came closer to save their companion but the python attempted to attack them too. They got scared and went away to protect themselves.

The Python Devoured Injured Hyena
Soon, the hyena was dead and the python started to swallow it whole. This incident was also witnessed by the wildlife photographers and visitors, who came there for safari. They were shocked and saddened by what they saw. The guide explained that this was very common in the wild and also a natural occurrence. Animals in the wild have to fight every day for survival.

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Wildlife seems so fascinating but this is the harsh reality of life in the wild and a significant part of our ecosystem also. As we all have studied about the food chain, animals are dependent on each other for survival.

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