Peurto Galera, Mindoro, Philippines
Sungei Serangoon 21 Mar 2010. 2-3 m
A dwarf Reticulated Python on Con Dao, Vietnam
Apparently a baby python crossing the path behind my house to eventually hide between the roots of a large bamboo plant.
Python reticulatus, also known as the (Asiatic) reticulated python, is a species of python found in Southeast Asia. Adults can grow to 6.95 m (22.8 ft) in length but normally grow to an average of 3–6 m (10–20 ft). They are the world's longest snakes and longest reptile, but are not the most heavily built. Like all pythons, they are nonvenomous constrictors and normally not considered dangerous to humans. Although large specimens are powerful enough to kill an adult human,...