The Indian Python

1147 Words Feb 24th, 2018 5 Pages
Having the ability to grow to a length of about 20 feet, the Python Molurus is no small predator, however, ironically, these massive creatures may not be so easy to be seen. As snakes and reptiles are famous for being able to camouflage themselves, these Pythons are able to hide in plain sight, and along with that are absolutely able to prey on creatures with ease. The Pythons color patterns are along the lines of white and yellow with spotted patterns that range from certain tans and grays to brown. These colors and patterns generally range and very from place to place depending on where they live. Certain specimen from the of Western Ghats and Assam usually contain a darker shade, while those living near the Deccan Plateau and East Coast typically contain lighter shades. The Indian Python contains a very carnivorous diet which includes mammals, birds and reptiles arbitrarily, but seem to favorite mammals. The Python moves so quickly slithering from head to tail and strike with ready fangs. Most living prey is strangled by constriction and slain in that manner. It doesn't take much of the Pythons strength in order to kill. The kill is usually unable to breathe, and at some point submits to the snakes grip and is swallowed whole. Once a rather large meal is consumed, the snake is rather not fond of moving, because if it is absolutely necessary to do…

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