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Diet consists of small mammals and birds, the larger the python the larger the prey which include pigs, dogs, cats and primates, etc., the python ambushes it's prey, holds it with it's teeth and suffocates the victim with constriction rather then crushing it, after swallowing the prey whole digestion takes many days to several weeks depending on the size of the prey.

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Python Scientific classification.

Kingdom: Animalia.

Phylum: Chordata.

Subphylum: Vertebrata.

Class: Reptilia.

Order: Squamata.

Suborder: Serpentes.

Infraorder: Alethinophidia.

Family: Pythonidae.

Genus: Python.

Species: P. molurus

The (Asiatic) Reticulated Python (Python reticulatus) is a member of the Pythonidae family and has and average length of 15 ft. (4.57 m) to 25 ft. (7.62 m) however, it is possible for some to grow near 30 ft. (9.14 m) with a weight of 300lbs. (136.08 kg.), the largest was measured at 33 ft. (10.05 m), they can be located in Southeast Asia and can be found in the various Tropical Rainforest's which covers over 1.9 million sq. km (1.180,605 sq. mi.), a member of the Boa family the female can have as many as 100 eggs at a time (Average is 60 eggs)and the hatchlings are at least 2 ft. (61 cm) in length, life span of the python is 25 to 30 years. Dietconsists of small mammals and birds, the larger the python the larger the prey which include pigs, dogs, cats and primates, etc., the python ambushes it's prey, holds it with it's teeth and suffocates the victim with constriction rather then crushing it, after swallowing the prey whole digestion takes many days to several weeks depending on the size of the prey.
Diet consists of small mammals and birds, the larger the python the larger the prey which include pigs, dogs, cats and primates, etc., the python ambushes it's prey and suffocates the victim rather then crushing it, after swallowing the prey whole digestion takes many days to several weeks depending on the size of the prey.

General information!

Python Scientific classification.

Kingdom: Animalia.

Phylum: Chordata.

Subphylum: Vertebrata.

Class: Reptilia.

Order: Squamata.

Suborder: Serpentes.

Infraorder: Alethinophidia.

Family: Pythonidae.

Genus: Python.

Species: P. molurus

The (Asiatic) Reticulated Python (Python reticulatus) is a member of the Pythonidae family and has and average length of 15 ft. (4.57 m) to 25 ft. (7.62 m) however, it is possible for some to grow near 30 ft. (9.14 m) with a weight of 300lbs. (136.08 kg.), the largest was measured at 33 ft. (10.05 m), they can be located in Southeast Asia and can be found in the tropical rainforest's, a member of the Boa family the female can have as many as 100 eggs at a time (Average is 60 eggs)and the hatchlings are at least 2 ft. (61 cm) in length, life span of the python is 25 to 30 years. Dietconsists of small mammals and birds, the larger the python the larger the prey which include pigs, dogs, cats and primates, etc., the python ambushes it's prey and suffocates the victim rather then crushing it, after swallowing the prey whole digestion takes many days to several weeks depending on the size of the prey.
A python can grow up to twice an adult's size. So, they can probably eat anything, even a small child!

A:Diet consists of small mammals and birds, the larger the python the larger the prey which include pigs, dogs, cats and primates, etc., the python ambushes it's prey, holds it with it's teeth and suffocates the victim with constriction rather then crushing it, after swallowing the prey whole digestion takes many days to several weeks depending on the size of the prey.

General information!

Python Scientific classification.

Kingdom: Animalia.

Phylum: Chordata.

Subphylum: Vertebrata.

Class: Reptilia.

Order: Squamata.

Suborder: Serpentes.

Infraorder: Alethinophidia.

Family: Pythonidae.

Genus: Python.

Species: P. molurus

The (Asiatic) Reticulated Python (Python reticulatus) is a member of the Pythonidae family and has and average length of 15 ft. (4.57 m) to 25 ft. (7.62 m) however, it is possible for some to grow near 30 ft. (9.14 m) with a weight of 300lbs. (136.08 kg.), the largest was measured at 33 ft. (10.05 m), they can be located in Southeast Asia and can be found in the various Tropical Rainforest's which covers over 1.9 million sq. km (1.180,605 sq. mi.), a member of the Boa family the female can have as many as 100 eggs at a time (Average is 60 eggs)and the hatchlings are at least 2 ft. (61 cm) in length, life span of the python is 25 to 30 years. Dietconsists of small mammals and birds, the larger the python the larger the prey which include pigs, dogs, cats and primates, etc., the python ambushes it's prey, holds it with it's teeth and suffocates the victim with constriction rather then crushing it, after swallowing the prey whole digestion takes many days to several weeks depending on the size of the prey.
Smaller pythons eat rats and mice, but bigger will eat guinea pigs or pigs.

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โˆ™ 2012-08-28 15:55:08
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โˆ™ 2009-06-15 03:33:55

mice. depending on the size of the snake the mice have to be a certain size in order for the snake to swallow the mouse. they can either eat the mice frozen and then thawed out or they can eat them warm and alive which means they would have to kill the mouse first

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โˆ™ 2017-12-19 03:21:33

Pythons eat all kinds of animals such as mice to full deer!

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โˆ™ 2010-08-20 10:09:37

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