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post #16 of 19 (permalink) Old 07-26-2006, 10:40 PM
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There are several snakes that can open their mouths wide enough to swallow an adult human, Burmese Pythons, Reticulated Pythons, Anacondas. It would take them a while to get past the shoulders but it can be done. I've seen 5 foot boas eat 8 pound rabbits at my work. So a 25 foot Retic wouldn't have too much trouble.
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post #17 of 19 (permalink) Old 07-27-2006, 02:40 AM
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I had about a tenfoot burmease when I was 16 I never gave it time to compleatly coil around me i used comman sence. Whish I could of kept her but I couldnt find work and no work =no$ wich means no food.
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post #18 of 19 (permalink) Old 07-27-2006, 05:58 PM
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a snake that could eat a human would at least have to be over 15ft
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post #19 of 19 (permalink) Old 12-25-2006, 07:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Ravnos
Boa constrictors don't even get large enough to eat a human… consider the whole head first eating thing snakes tend to do, and that humans have shoulders …...
Totally agree with you as rumours and myths still rule. A very large constrictor can spoil your day but is unlikely to be able to eat an adult human due to the shoulders.

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