The reticulated python, the largest snake in the world, measures 30 feet long. Pythons attack people only if they are surprised, provoked or protecting their offspring. More »

Facts about royal pythons are that they are very docile and safe to handle, require infrequent feedings and mostly eat a diet of rodents. Other facts include that they can live between 20 to 30 years in captivity and can... More »

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Python snakes are constrictors, have special heat-sensing organs and can grow up to 33 feet long. Pythons live in a range of habitats throughout Africa, Southeast Asia and Australia including grasslands, swamps, rain for... More »

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The green anaconda is the largest snake in the world, in terms of sheer mass. Burmese pythons and reticulated pythons are both large species. The largest native snake to the United States is the indigo snake. More »

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The green anaconda is the world's largest snake species. These giants may reach lengths of more than 29 feet and weigh more than 550 pounds. The snakes are native to the marshes, swamps and streams of tropical rain fores... More »

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The eastern diamondback rattlesnake is the largest rattlesnake in the world, reaching lengths of up to 8 feet. Living in the coastal plain from North Carolina to Louisiana, its numbers are declining dangerously due to lo... More »

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Facts about royal pythons are that they are very docile and safe to handle, require infrequent feedings and mostly eat a diet of rodents. Other facts include that they can live between 20 to 30 years in captivity and can... More »

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