Lesser Black Whipsnake lightning fast at breakfast in Town Common, Townsville, this morning.
Look away, skink lovers. Seems first strike at prey hidden in recent grader scrapings catches skink's tail. After second strike snake reverses with writhing skink grasped firmly around middle.
Three speedy grip changes and twitching skink is being swallowed head-first.
Gone in less than 90 seconds after second strike. One of Australia's fastest moving snakes no slouch at swallowing moving feast.