Two photographs and a video showing what appear to be a massive snake are currently going viral on the internet. The beast in question is purportedly 700-pounds, 25 to 30-feet long, found in the Proctor, North Carolina area, and was accidentally killed by an excavation machine, before being pulled onto a truck. Continue reading for another picture.
“The species in question – the reticulated python – generally ‘only’ grow to sizes of around 20 or so feet, though larger individuals are certainly known to exist. But it is unlikely that even very exceptional individuals could grow to sizes of over 3-4 times what is considered to be normal in the species,” according to Planet Save.