An Indonesian woman was swallowed by a python last week when she looked up at her cornfields. According to The Washington Post the woman was named Wa Tiba, relying on the Jakarta post office, and lived on the island of Muna off the coast of Sulawesi. She left home Thursday night to visit her cornfield about half a mile from her home.
Reticulated pythons are widespread in the area, but they were in fact wild boars that the Wa had initially been worried about destroying their crops, according to the Jakarta Post report.
When Wa did not return, her sister went in search of her and found Wa's footprints, flashlight, slippers and machete. On Friday, 1
Pythons are the longest snake in the world and usually eat only smaller mammals. However, a similar incident occurred last year, according to The Washington Post at a peasant from the nearby village of Salubiro on the island of Sulawesi.