A massive python was filmed attacking a deer in an amazing ambush from the water. The footage was taken from surveillance video in Maharashtra, India.
The dramatic video shows a group of deer approach a pool of water to get a drink. Initially they seem to sense danger, but soon several deer calmly take a drink.
Suddenly the python strikes, capturing a deer and quickly coiling around it.
The footage was shared on Twitter by a member of the Indian Forest Service:
One of the clip from E surveillance Video of Central Chanda Division from Maharashtra. When pythons kill prey, they use a kind of ambush technique by jumping & striking the prey, grabbing it with their teeth in around 50 milliseconds only. ( Humans take 200ms to blink an eye). pic.twitter.com/e0jPrz1hVx
— Susanta Nanda IFS (@susantananda3) November 21, 2019