Albino Burmese Python

Where in the world?

Tropical and subtropical habitats in Southeast Asia; invasive in southern Florida.


Animal Facts:

Albino Burmese Pythons are considered the second heaviest and fifth longest snake species. Females can weigh up to 400 pounds and measure 18 feet long.

Semi-aquatic snakes, Albino Burmese Pythons are excellent swimmers and can stay submerged up to 30 minutes. Younger, lighter individuals may spend some time in trees.

The female lays 12 to 36 eggs and will incubate them for 2 to 3 months until they hatch.

Did you know?

Albino Burmese Pythons are invasive in the Florida Everglades. Until recently, U.S. law prevented this and some other snake species from crossing state lines, despite the fact that these snakes could not survive anywhere else in the country.

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Posted on

February 1, 2019