In an epic reptile battle that happens about once a decade (at least when there’s a camera around), we now have a definitive winner.
The photo, taken by member Pat Aydelott and posted by The Classics Country Club at Lely Resort on Thursday, shows an alligator biting down on a python at one of the golf course’s holes.
That last time a viral photo of a Python vs. Gator happened was September 5, 2006. Unfortunately for the 13-foot Burmese python in Florida’s Everglades National Park, eating the enemy seems to have caused the voracious reptile to explode – literally. This battled ended in a draw, with no winners.