Burmese Python

Python molurus

Description: Burmese pythons can reach a length of 28 ft. They are a heavy bodied with a pattern of large, reddish brown blotches outlined in cream of gold overlay a ground color of pale tan, yellowish-brown or grey.

Range: North eastern India east through southern People’s Republic of China and south through the Malay peninsula and East Indies

Habitat: This snake has a wide variety of habitats, such as grasslands, swamps, marshes, rocky foothills, woodlands, “open” jungle, and river valleys.

Diet:
Wild: They mainly prey upon mammals, birds, and reptiles.
Zoo: Rodents are commonly fed.

Reproduction: They are oviparous and can lay up to 100 eggs in one clutch. Females will incubate and protect her eggs.