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Pythons are a group of non-venomous snakes that ambush and constrict their prey to death, then swallow them whole. Most pythons can sense heat in addition to their good vision and sense of smell. All female pythons lay e...

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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...

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A ball python is a small to medium-sized snake that reaches 3 to 5 feet in length at maturity. The female of the species is typically longer and heavier than the male. This python gets its name because it curls up into a...

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Mojave ball pythons are snakes of the species Python regius that have a reduced pattern of light markings against a dark background. The light markings are teardrop-shaped with a single dark spot in the middle and are se...

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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...

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According to herpetologist Frank Indiviglio, the largest documented prey that a snake has ever consumed was a 130-pound impala. The snake in question was an African rock python, and it was caught in the act of swallowing...

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All species of snakes are carnivores, or meat eaters. Most snakes eat rats and birds, but some of the larger species can eat deer and other larger animals. Small snakes eat invertebrates, such as insects.

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