South and southeast Asia
Grasslands and woodlands
What do they eat?
Opportunistic predators that will eat birds, pigs, deer, primates, and other reptiles
Heavilly collected for the skin and pet trades and are at risk due to habitat destruction
- These are an invasive species in Florida.
- The pythons were first spotted in Florida in 1979.
- Burmese pythons average about 10-12 feet in length.
- They contain two rows of teeth on their top jaw, and one row of teeth on their bottom jaw. Their number of teeth ranges from 80-120.
- Burmese pythons are regulated as a conditional species by FWC, requiring permits to own, which must state the snake will be used for educational purposes.