Bookmarkable URL:http://hdl.handle.net/10217/53711

Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Reptilia
Order:Squamata
Family:Boidae
Genus:unavailable
Genus species:unavailable

Animal Characteristics

Head-Body Length:most species around 1 m
Identification:The python usually has two rows of sub-caudal scales and anal spurs. This type of snake is known for its large size.
Habitat:Tropics and subtropics
Diet:Carnivore
Reproduction:Pythons lay eggs that develop and hatch outside of the mother's body. A few species will incubate their eggs.
Status:Many species are endangered due to habitat destruction and the demand for snake skin leather

Other Information

Geographic:Africa
Australia
Asia
Date:1966-01 Subjects:snake
herptile
reptile
Python (unidentified)
Python (Genus)
Pythons
Snakes
Squamata
Reptiles
Vertebrates
Chordata
Predatory animals