Giant Python's Diet Calls for Fewer Goats

Posted on January 4, 2012

A giant python, named Atomic Betty, has been put on a diet. Betty used to eat ten goats a year, but now only gets three or four. Betty can swallow an entire goat in about an hour, but it takes her a week to digest a goat. The reticulated python is 22-feet-long, making her the largest python in Australia. She lives at the Australian Reptile Park. At her latest weigh-in Betty weighed 302 pounds. Betty's keepers say they are happy with Betty's current weight. Take a look:

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