There's a saying about having eyes too big for your stomach. And for this grass snake, it certainly did bite off more than it could chew.
The 1m-long reptile pounced when it came across a fat toad. Only the toad wasn't going down that hole quietly and resolutely stuck its back legs out.
After a ten-minute battle, the resilient toad escaped to live another day when the female snake realised it was too big to swallow and regurgitated it.
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