Distribution:- Pakistan, Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Bangladesh
Comments:- Usually grows to around 10 ft (3 metres) but believed to grow to about 19ft (5.7 metres).
The Indian python is usually lighter colour than the Burmese Python which used to be classed as a subspecies (Python molurus bivittatus) but has been elevated to a full species (Python bivittatus.)
Indian Rock Python (Python molurus)
Indian Rock Python (Python molurus) skull, Oxford Natural History Museum
Front view of an Indian Rock Python (Python molurus) skull, Oxford Natural History Museum,
showing how the jaw is able to stretch when swallowing large food items.
AUSTRALIAN PYTHON SPECIES LISTS BY STATE OR TERRITORY
AUSTRALIAN REPTILE SPECIES LISTS BY FAMILY
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Updated February 1, 2023