Alburquerque is home to a Python sanctum which is 5 years old in existence with a length of approximately 23 ft and an estimated weight of about 300 kg. The biggest python in captivity ever known. The python named Prony is Albur’s star and has known to the people as “Live Anaconda of Bohol”.
Prony, a female python is owned by Mr. Sofronio Salibay. Prony captured the attention of media network GMA 7 who filmed the feeding. According to JingJing Salibay, the lady caretaker, Prony ate cats dogs which should be clean and free of bruises.
This “illegal” kind of feeding according to animal welfare rights activists caught the attention of Animal Kingdom and ordered the caretaker to stop feeding Prony with dogs. Animal Kingdom also donated money to raise a sanctuary. ABS-CBN and other media networks, newspapers and magazines have featured Prony.
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