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  Malayopython reticulatus
  Family Name : Pythonidae

  Taxonomic Group : Vertebrates (Reptile)

  Synonyms : Python reticulatus

  Common Names : Reticulated python

 
Reticulated python
  • Description
    • Size :
      Almost 10 m
      Description :
      Can grow to be very large snakes. Tan or yellowish-tan, with a geometric black lines extending along the top and down the sides of the body, where they widen and encircle white spots. Iridescent in sunlight.
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Ecological Notes :
      Terrestrial but a good climber. Diet of mammals, ranging from the size of mice to that of deer and pigs.
      Habitats :
      Arboreal, Forest, Terrestrial
      Distribution :
       Ranges throughout Southeast Asia.
  • Status
    • Species Status :
      Native
      Conservation Status :
      Common
  • References
    • Baker, N. & Lim, K. 2012. Wild animals of Singapore. Singapore: Draco Publishing and Distribution Pte Ltd. 180pp 
      Cox, M.J., van Dijk, P.P., Nabhitabhata, J. & Thirakhupt, K. 1998. A photographic guide to snakes and other reptiles of Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. United Kingdom: New Holland Publishers (UK) Ltd. 144pp 

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