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Lesson Learned: Python Eats Siamese Cat

Maybe this Burmese python ( search ) learned a lesson from the one that tried to eat an alligator but exploded because its prey was so big. This snake apparently took on an animal that never stood a chance — Frances, a 1-year-old Siamese cat.Frances vanished last week from his owner's home, but his whereabouts were possibly revealed Sunday. A snake expert says Frances is the bulge inside the 12-foot-long Burmese python."Poor baby. He was my favorite cat. I know Siamese [cats] are supposed to be distant, but he slept in my bed and everything," said a distraught Elidia Rodriguez, the cat's owner.The snake was captured and taken to a nature preserve, where it will live in a glass cage.Earlier this month, a 13-foot python had a run-in with a 6-foot American alligator in Everglades National Park ( search ), and neither animal survived. The python blew up as it tried to swallow that alligator.Capt. Al Cruz of the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue ( search ) antivenin unit said Sunday's case can likely ...

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