Buy Tickets Online

Please follow and like us:

Learn About Memberships

Search the Zoo for:

Close or Press [ESC]

Reticulated Python

Malayopython reticulatus


  • South Asia


  • Lowland rainforests and wetlands


  • Birds
  • Mammals

Generally regarded as the longest species of snake, reticulated pythons regularly grow to lengths of over 16 feet.

Reticulated pythons are constrictors, meaning they wrap around their prey and squeeze until it’s dead. Using this ability, they can take down and consume prey as large as a small deer or pig. They are also one of the few snakes to incubate their eggs by coiling around them to keep them warm.

Please follow and like us:

Explore More Animals