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Well, you can check Singapore off your travel list and replace it with a big "NOPE."

Students near Singapore's Nanyang Technological University were shocked to see something only a Syfy original movie cold even dream up—a python and king cobra battling it out.

The fight went on for about 15 to 20 minutes until the cobra finally wriggled out of the grasp of the python and slithered into the bushes, The Straits Times reported.

Luckily, both animals were captured. The cobra was relocated to a nearby zoo and the python was released into the wild.

Check out some of the amazing photos captured during the encounter, courtesy of the university's graduate student council.

Via: Discovery
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For weeks Discovery Channel teased that a man would be eaten alive by an Anaconda on television, but the attempt was a bit of a failure Sunday night, leaving a bad taste in everyone's mouth - including the snake.

Researcher Paul Rosolie had constructed a special suit that would allow both him the snake to survive inside the belly of the beast, and protect him from the force of constriction. A number of videos were posted online hyping the event and showing off the science behind the suit.

But at mealtime, instead of a engulfing the host whole, the snake had only started wrapping around his body and biting his helmet before rescuers came to his aid.

The internet was naturally expecting something a bit more extreme, and they took to Twitter to express their distaste - many comparing it to Geraldo's infamous special "The Mystery of Al Capone's Vaults."

In an earlier interview with EW, Rosolie is careful not actually reveal how much he was eaten.

"Well, the story of this is an attempt. When you say Nik Wallenda is going to cross the Chicago skyline, they didn't promise he was going to make it; they promised he would attempt it," he said.

Animal rights groups initially protested the show, and Rosolie says he was attempting the stunt to raise awareness about the destruction of the Amazon Rainforest.

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The incident was captured on camera by author Tiffany Corlis at Lake Moondarra in Queensland, Australia. The snake - thought to be python measuring around 10ft - constricted the crocodile to death, before dragging it to shore and eating it.

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Special Report of the Day: So here's a semi-frightening case study on the importance of skepticism in the age of viral news.

A couple weeks back I told you about an Israeli model named Orit Fox who had an unfortunate run-in with a snake during a photoshoot wherein she was bitten in her breast. Luckily, Fox is known for storing copious amounts of silicone in her heaving bosom, so she emerged

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