Construction Crew May Have Killed Possibly The World’s Biggest Snake

The construction workers were probably expecting debris after they blew a hole in a cave, but what they found inside must have almost scared them to death.

A terrifying snake more than 33 feet long and weighing 400 kg (882 lbs.) was found dead at a construction site in Brazil.

The construction workers carried out a controlled explosion in the Cave of Altamira, Para, in northern Brazil, but when they went inside, they found the huge anaconda. Footage taken by one of the crewmembers shows the reptile’s gigantic body, which had a diameter of 1 meter.

After finding the enormous snake, the workers chained its massive body to a crane and hauled it out of the cave. Once the video made it to YouTube, a lot of people criticized the builders for killing the animal and not leaving it in its natural habitat.

"I'm not sure this is real, but if it is, shame on these people for killing it!” one user said. “A snake that big has probably been alive for a very long time now, just to be killed for a few pictures? What a waste."

Another said: "Human be like 'oh look a giant rare snake and it maybe the last species on this earth, so lets kill it and show it to the world’.”

However, it has not been confirmed how the snake died; perhaps the explosion killed it or it simply died of old age. The construction workers might have killed it too but how they achieved that feat remains a mystery.

If the snake were alive, it might have set a new record. Currently, the Guinness World Record for longest snake in captivity is held by “Medusa,” a 25-foot, 2-inch long snake in Kansas City, Missouri.

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