The Importance of the Python Snake?

Answer The python is a nonvenomous constrictor. Pythons are members of the pythonidae family, which includes the smaller ball python and spotted python, as well as some of the largest snakes in the world ... Read More »

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Does a python snake squeeze?

Pythons are also known as constrictors, which means that they wrap around their prey and tighten, or squeeze until the victim suffocates. However, according to the San Diego Zoo, they do not crush ... Read More »

What is the lifespan of a python snake?

According to San Diego Zoo, the python is a species of snake with 33 varieties within the species. The python has an average lifespan in captivity of between 20 and 30 years with records set for di... Read More »

Can a python snake eat a person?

There have been reports of pythons eating people. In 1972, an 8-year old boy was reported to have been eaten by python. Pythons have been known to reach over 32 feet in length and 12 inches in diam... Read More »

How big does a Ball Python snake get?

A Ball Python, also referred to as a Royal Python, grows from about 16 to 18 inches as a hatchling and to a length of approximately 36 to 48 inches fully grown. The Ball Python is native to Africa ... Read More »