Thailand pythons

Python molurus bivittattus – Burmese Python

Not the Indian Python or the Indian Rock Python, but, the Burmese Python… Python molurus bivittatus. These snakes are common in southern Thailand. Their coloring can be more on the lighter side or darker side, this one is rather dark. These snakes can get very large – approaching 30 feet. In the Everglades in southern Florida, once captive Pythons like this Burmese, have been let loose and have thrived in the hot climate. They are now attacking...

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Burmese Python with Darker Color Profile

Snakes come in all different colors. Even snakes of the same species can have quite different coloration depending on region, or sometimes just living next to each other in Thailand’s wild. This is a Burmese Python sent to me by a friend. Quite dark compared to most I’ve seen here in Southern Thailand. Recently a reader sent me some photos of a snake that very nearly bit him on one of the islands of Koh Phi Phi....

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Thailand Snake Photos – Burmese Python in Phuket

Aime sent me a great photo of a Burmese python that was on her walkway. She knew it was a python and figured it wasn’t too aggressive, and in this case she was right. Burmese pythons are quite a bit less vicious than their cousins the Reticulated Pythons. Burmese Pythons can grow to 8 meters. Reticulated pythons can also get that big. Blood Pythons very rarely get over 2 meters. Burmese Pythons (Python bivittatus) resemble blood pythons...

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