Villager survives fight with 'unbelievably huge' python

Carla Harmon
October 5, 2017

Robert Nababan was riding his moped, on his way home after a day's work when he saw two pedestrians blocked off from crossing the road due to the giant snake, according to Daily Mail UK.

The 37-year-old made a decision to step in - and became locked into a bloody battle with the snake as it sunk its teeth into his arm.

The snake was blocking the road in Indragiri Hulu Regency of Riau Province in Sumatra, Indonesia. The two were in an exhausting fight and Robert was rushed to the hospital afterwards.

A security guard in Indonesia is recovering in hospital after winning a brutal fight to the death against a giant python.


He said: "I tried to catch it. It bit my arm, and we wrestled for a while", said Robert, who works as a security guard in a palm oil plantation.

In what could be termed as one of the most shocking incidents, an Indonesian man won an exhausting fight against a 23 feet long python!

The python bit him, seriously injuring his left arm and hand.

The dead python was brought to the village and hanged like a washing line.


In March, a 25-year-old farmer in Sulawesi was not as lucky, winding up in the stomach of a 23-foot-long reticulated python.

Photos: Akbar Salubiro Indonesian man eaten alive by python found. After a long grueling fight Robert Nababan was in the local hospital are the man's severely damaged hand, and he nearly screamed. But is it just a hoax?

The snake was likely a reticulated python, the world's largest reptile, capable of eating fully grown pigs, and sometimes humans.

Pictures of the dead snakes were placed on the page in "Facebook" the wife of Robert, Ricavati.


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