Genus and Species: Python bivittatus
The Burmese python is one of the five largest species of snakes in the world. It is native to a large area of Southeast Asia. These are dark-coloured snakes with many brown blotches bordered in black down the back. The bold patterns are similar to those seen on a giraffe.
Burmese pythons live in grasslands, marshes, swamps, rocky foothills, woodlands, rainforests, mangrove forests, river valleys, and jungles with open clearings.
Burmese Python are semi-aquatic, which means you find them a lot around water. They can actually hold their breath underwater for up to 30 minutes and like being submerged for around that long.
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