Python reticulatus, also known as the (Asiatic) reticulated python, is a species of python found in Southeast Asia. Adults can grow to m ( ft) in length but. Large snakes which can grow to almost 10 m, making them one of the largest snakes in the world. They are yellow or brown with rhomboidal dark markings. Python reticulatus is native to southeastern Asia and western Bangladesh to south eastern Vietnam and on the Indo-Pacific islands west of New Guinea.

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Morelia amethistina Morelia boeleni Morelia bredli Morelia carinata Morelia oenpelliensis Morelia spilota Morelia viridis. Ayers and Btoghammerus, ; Mullin and Seigel, Check List 9 4: The size of inhabited area is directly associated with the means of protection and survival of the nest they are incubating or look to incubate.

Reticulated python (Broghammerus reticulatus) on the Shores of Singapore

If you wish to contribute any broghammerrus, documents, videos or other forms of media, or if you have any queries…. The babies look just like their parents. Then it will begin hiding and waiting for rodents and small birds to prey on. Computed tomography of the lung of healthy snakes of the species Python regius, Boa constrictor, Python reticulatus, Morelia viridis, Epicrates cenchria, and Morelia spilota. Similar behavior is noticeable in wetlands where reticulated pythons are able to hide under brush in order to ambush their prey.


Their retiuclatus diet includes mammals and occasionally birds. This requires the python to rely on its sense of smell and touch to locate predators and prey.

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Pythons of the World. The Reptiles of the Indo-Australian Archipelago. The Herpetofauna of the Subic Bay Area. Herpetological Natural History 4 1: Hence it remains entirely possible that in years past there may have been some Reticulated Pythons Broghammerus reticulatus that may have in fact got to thirty erticulatus more feet or close to ten metres. Large adults can be dangerous to humans.

ADW: Python reticulatus: INFORMATION

Verlag, Heidelberg, pp. Mullin and Seigel, ; Seigel and Collins, ; Shine, et al. Schuett, Annice Ridgway, Devin W. Eggs are incubated for about three months and the hatchlings measuring 60—75 cm resemble the adults.

Reticulated python

Metabolic and intestinal responses to feeding for the genus Python. Ethiopian living in sub-Saharan Africa south of 30 degrees north and Madagascar.


These snakes exhibit indeterminate growth. Hamiguitan in the Philippines. Herpetological Review 39 4: Python eggs and newly-hatched pythons are at risk from predators such as birds hawks, eagles, herons and small mammals. Review of the reticulated python Python reticulatus Schneider, with the description of new subspecies from Indonesia.

The specimen once widely accepted as the largest-ever “accurately” measured snake, rteiculatus being Colossus, a specimen kept at the Highland Park Zoo now the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium in PittsburghPennsylvaniaduring the s and early s, with a peak reported length of 8.

Discovery, Diversity, and Distribution of the Amphibians and Reptiles of Sulawesi and its offshore islands. Taylor and Francis, Printers. Reticulated pythons are among the few snakes that prey on humans.

Death caused by a constricting snake–an infant death. Adaptive regulation of digestive performance in the genus Python.

Near human habitation, they are known to snatch stray chickenscatsand dogs on occasion. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.