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The Asian reticulated python is a cultivated breed that only grows up to 3.5 m long. Reticulated pythons rarely grow longer than 6 m. They are usually found in areas close to small rivers, canals or ponds.


ClassificationOrder: scaled reptiles (squamata); family: pythons
DietSmall mammals, birds and rodents
HabitatOriginally found in humid tropical rain forests and swamps. Nowadays,
they also inhabit secondary forests, farmland, settlements and
ReproductionUp to 40 eggs that hatch after 80–90 days.

Status according to Red List

More information you will get on the web page of the IUCN Red List.

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