Snake smackdown: Python vs cobra at MacRitchie Reservoir

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Screengrab from video

Avid joggers and frequent visitors at MacRitchie Reservoir will know the nature spot offers sightings of wildlife creatures like monkeys and crocodiles. But you probably haven’t seen a snake smackdown of this scale.

According to one Facebook user, the snake fight — reportedly between a reticulated python and a king cobra — happened near his place of residence by the MacRitchie North Trail. The viral vid, shot by his neighbor, showed the seconds-long standoff between both snakes occurring way too close for comfort to the camera.

Have a look below.

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