Man allowed himself to be ‘eaten alive’ by an anaconda, new Discovery documentary says
An author and wildlife filmmaker purportedly allowed himself to be swallowed alive by an anaconda in the Amazon rainforest, according to a new Discovery Channel documentary.
Paul Rosolie, who has written extensively about the western Amazon, is seen dressed in “snake-proof” body armour as he approaches the giant snake in the trailer for the forthcoming documentary Eaten Alive.
“We’re going to make me as appealing as possible so the snake just says, ‘Well, I’ve got this big thing here, so I might as well get a free meal,'” Mr. Rosolie says in the video.
In its billing for the new show, Discovery said the man entered “the belly” of the snake. And judging from his active Twitter account, Mr. Rosolie survived the encounter.
“If u know me — I would never hurt a living thing,” he wrote in a Tweet Tuesday. “You’ll have to watch #EatenAlive to find out how…
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