Indian Rock Python
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Family: Pythonidae
Genus: Python
Common name: Indian Rock Python, Indian Python (P. m. molurus ), Burmese Python (P. m. bivittatus)
Scientific name: Python molurus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species: P. molurus
Birth: 500mm (20in)
Adults: 3000mm (118in)
Maximum: 7620 (300in)
Region: Throughout India except the Islands. Also Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam.
Distribution: Large in length, heavy bodied python with a short tail. Can grow to a maximum of about 9.15 metres. Head is elongate, large, flat and distinct from neck. Snout is obtusely rounded when viewed from above. Eyes are medium in size with vertically elliptical pupils. Dorsal scales are smooth. Cloacal spurs are present (larger in males).
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