Well-fed snake in Vietnam, 1967

Gerard Forken ©Stars and Stripes
South Vietnam, June, 1967: An infantryman from 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division tugs on an 18-foot snake found in tall elephant grass northeast of Saigon during Operation Billings. Judging from the bulge, the reptile had just polished off its noontime meal.

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