Posts Tagged "Reptiles"

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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Largest snake in Africa – African rock python

Posted on Apr 24, 2012 in Size

The largest snake to inhabit the African continent is the African Rock Python which can be found in Sub-Saharan countries

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The heaviest snake in the world – Green anaconda

Posted on Apr 24, 2012 in Size

Although it is widely recognised that the articulated python can grow longer, the green anaconda can stake claim to the title of largest snake due to its girth and weight.

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