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Thursday, March 24, 2011

World’s Largest Pet Snake n Snake with the World’s Largest Girth - Indian Python (Python molurus)

Indian Python also known as "Ajgar" is the largest species of snake found in India and has the “largest girth of all snakes”. The
longest recorded specimen measured 5.85 m (19 ft 2 in), a pet, making it the “largest pet snake in the world”.
A subspecies of this python is the Burmese Python.

Burmese Python


The diet of Pythons consists of mammals, birds and reptiles. After eating a huge meal, they may go without food for many days. There is also an incidence of an Indian python not eating for 2 years at a stretch. 

Natural distribution of the Indian Python (red) and the Burmese Python(green) and interference area (yellow).

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