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BURMESE PYTHON

BURMESE PYTHON

(Python molurus bivittatus)

Description

Burmese pythons are attractive snakes, usually dark in colouration with bold patterning running the length of the body. In captivity, these snakes are capable of reaching 20 feet in length although the majority will reach 12 – 15ft long. In the wild, the length of adult pythons can depends on a variety of factors such as location and diet.

Habitat & Distribution

Jungles and grassy marshes in Southeast Asia.

Diet

Primarily birds and mammals appropriate to their size.

Conservation Status

Vulnerable.