Math Teacher Catches Gigantic Dog-Eating Anaconda

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When an anaconda in French Guiana ate a man’s dog, the man’s other best friend, math teacher Sebastien Bascoules, vowed to take care of the snake.  He and a friend caught the behemoth and moved it to a less human-populated area.

It came as a devastating shock to the man when he discovered that his best friend – his dog Minus – had been devoured by the massive snake right outside of their home.  He told Bascoules what happened, and the math teacher was only too eager to take on the challenge of getting the 17-foot beast moved to an area safer for the neighborhood pets.


Anaconda Captured After It Ate A Pet Dog In French Guiana


“At first I was not scared because I thought it was smaller.  But I was very surprised by his strength and his length — more than 5 meters,” Bascoules said.

“Since I was 10 years old, I have liked handling reptiles, but this was the biggest snake I had ever seen and I had ever caught.  It was so big, I asked to my friend to help me by catching his tail — otherwise it could strangulate me.”

After wading into the water and corralling the anaconda, they got it into a tub and brought it to Bascoules’ home for the night.


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“My wife was worried it might escape from the bathroom during the night,” he said.  “We didn’t have to be worried because I put a cloth on his head so it was blind and became like a big worm.”

The next day Bascoules transported the snake to a river six miles away to a deeper part of the river.

“It is really common to come across snakes in French Guiana, there are 98 species here,” he said. “I have caught between 15 and 20 anacondas. To capture a snake this size is a dream come true.”




44 thoughts on “Math Teacher Catches Gigantic Dog-Eating Anaconda”

    • What would I do with 5 mil. I would help the place where I take the recuse pets I have that is a low cost place for the old who can not pay to have shots or help for their little friend for the old some thats all they have. 2. I give some children help to have hope to learn better in school, Since some children are slower in learning. 3. Each mothers day and fathers day I take time to give a card and a flower and for each dad a card and I would read. I find time to do thing for many people but My SSI will only go so far, I be careful with each cent to make sure it is for food that I would buy and take to them, But I make sure that It is a gift not a hand out over and over only if your sick old and a baby and a pet in need.

  1. I’m sorry but this man is a complete dumb ass. Anaconda’s that size not only kills dogs but children too. If anything kills my dog whatever kills it will be killed. Period. For him to save the snake proves not only did he not love his dog and want justice for it’s horrific death but doesn’t care about human life allowing such a huge predator to exist. Shame on him!

  2. This is one kind of animal that I do NOT think has a purpose on the earth. If it ate my dog, it would feed my village. End.

  3. I love dogs and understand the emotions here – BUT the snake only saw the dog as food. I’m not fond of snakes but fail to see how killing this one would achieve anything . Have to admire the guy preserving this huge snake and yet removing it from a neighbourhood where it posed a danger .

  4. Most snakes do NOT stay relocated. They return to their original habitat. I would have killed it without a second thought.


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