Owner saves dog from the clutches of a python

A branch is the unlikely saviour of this dogs’ life

PUBLISHED: 14:34, 05 Dec 2014 | 

This amazing video from Caters TV was filmed in Karnataka, India and shows the amazing moment a dog is rescued from a near-certain death.

With a python wrapped around its entire torso, the pooch looks a goner as it lays motionless in undergrowth.

But the dog’s owner then uses an unlikely tool of rescue – a branch. Incredibly, the snake uncoils and slithers away, releasing the poor dog from its hold