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A missing farmer has been found dead inside the stomach of a 7-meter long python in Indonesia's West Sulawesi province, media reports said Wednesday.
Residents in Karossa district caught the snake on Monday while they were looking for Akbar, who had failed to return home after leaving his home to pick palm oil fruit in a nearby plantation the previous day, the Kompas daily reported.
When they cut the python open, the found the fully-clothed body of Akbar, 25, in its belly, the report said.
"His harvest scattered," a resident, Satriawan was quoted as saying by Tribunnews website. "Maybe he was attacked from behind."
According to local media reports, Akbar's wife was away at the time and only found out when pictures and video emerged in the news.
The reticulated python is a species found in Southeast Asia. They are the world's longest snakes and longest reptiles and among the three heaviest snakes and responsible of several deaths before.
2017.03.29 / 17:59