That is, of course, if you’ve got a sharp enough knife to hand and A. you can reach it and B. you’ve got enough room to move. AN AMATEUR wildlife photographer shared the grim moment a massive eel burst through a heron's throat to escape being eaten alive. A woman is fighting for life after being torn limb from limb by a pack of four pit bulls. Other types of toads are known to hunt blind snakes, but they never escape alive once eaten. Engineer Sam Davis, 58, from Maryland in the United States, captured the mind-boggling snap of a snake eel bursting out … If you could somehow cut yourself free from this creature in less than 3 minutes then you’d have a chance. The stomach has gastric fluid that is mildly acidic, but mostly it lacks air. Animal rights activists have shared footage of a dog yelping as it is cooked on a barbecue in a Chinese meat market. Natural selection does not select against pain. Animal rights campaigner Michele Brown said: ... Horrific footage shows baby mice being dipped in sauce and then eaten ALIVE as a delicacy; The man drags the dog, which is still alive… They probably feel all the pain. Wild animal suffering has historically been discussed in the context of the philosophy of religion as an instance of the problem of evil. It selects instincts to fight for life till the very end. However, blind snakes may use the gut of another animal as a mode of transport: the owl. Being swallowed alive by a frog is a death sentence for most insects, but one beetle species shrugs off being digested and instead finds freedom by sneaking out through its captor's anus. Campaigners are calling for an end to the barbaric trade in dog meat. A WOMAN has been cut from the belly of an 8-metre python – after it ate her alive as she gardened. In general then, most animals that are swallowed alive are either killed by venom or constriction, or they are killed or immobilized by the digestive enzymes and/or crushing force of the jaws and mouth before being swallowed. Wild animal suffering is the suffering experienced by nonhuman animals living outside of direct human control, due to harms such as disease, injury, parasitism, starvation, dehydration, extreme weather, natural disasters, and killings by other animals. The mum-of-two was pulled from the snake’s insides in Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia, a… Assuming a humanoid could swallow a rat alive and it gets to the stomach without being asphyxiated by being compressed by the peristaltic action of the esophagus, it will die from lack of O2 in the stomach. Terri Cosby, 54, was walking through a street in Oklahoma City in the US when she was attacked. Animals probably don’t feel pain initially.