Posts Tagged "Largest"

Great bustard flies over UK once again

Posted on May 2, 2012 in What's news?

It's been absent from the UK for 180 years but the great bustard, the world's heaviest flying bird, is now once again flying across the south west of England, thanks to a remarkable pioneering reintroduction programme

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Grumpy giant crocodile steals lawnmower

Posted on May 2, 2012 in What's news?

Crocodiles are famed man-eaters but a giant saltwater crocodile named Elvis surprised an Australian reptile park worker by lunging out of his lagoon and stealing his lawnmower.

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Largest snake in captivity – meet Medusa

Posted on Apr 26, 2012 in Size

Medusa is a huge reticulated python that has recently been recognised as the largest snake living in captivity by the Guinness Book of Records.

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Longest non venomous snake in Australia – Scrub python

Posted on Apr 24, 2012 in Size

The longest non-venomous snake in Australia is the scrub python, also known as the Amethystine due to its amethyst-like colour.

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Longest snake in North America – Black rat snake

Posted on Apr 24, 2012 in Size

The longest snake in North America is the black rat snake, sometimes referred to as the western ratsnake.

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