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Reptiles

Python

Conservation status

Least Concern

Life span

30 years

Height

Capable of reaching 23 feet

Length

Clocked in at 7.67 meters

Weight

12 - 160 kg

Native habitat

They are found in rain forests, grasslands and savannas, woodlands, swamps, rocky outcrops, desert sand hills, and shrub lands, depending on the species. Pythons may be active day or night.

Diet

Depending on the size of the snake: birds, lizards, and mammals like monkeys, wallabies, pigs, or antelope.

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Pythonidae

The Pythonidae, commonly known as pythons, are a family of nonvenomous snakes found in Africa, Asia, and Australia. Among its members are some of the largest snakes in the world. Ten genera and 42 species are currently recognized.

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