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A large constrictor snake, native to tropical America, which measures up to 3 metres

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Female reticulated pythons are capable of laying 60 to 100 eggs at a time, which take 70 to 90 days to hatch.
HEADS OR TAILS: Staff at West Midland Safari Park get to grips with the new 17ft reticulated python
If it's found and is a reticulated python, the incident will become a law enforcement investigation.
The Reticulated Python originates from Southeast Asia.
Bishal Sautra, an NGO member, said that they were shocked to find a reticulated python here, which was very rare.
This year it has stated 157,000 reticulated python skins could be exported from Indonesia and wildlife watchers say hunters are having to broaden their killing grounds to fill each year's quota and large animals are becoming rarer.
The reticulated python managed to swallow a pregnant sheep--whole
The 27 animals represented 11 species, namely, Asian box turtle, Reticulated python, Palm civit, Philippine sailfin lizard, Bhraminy kite, Red-footed booby, Brown-footed booby, King cobra, Malay monitor lizard, Grass owl and Common flying lizard.
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium said the reticulated python passed away due to an apparent tumour.
The snake most associated with unprovoked human fatalities in the wild is the reticulated python.
Visitors will be able to see an 11ft Reticulated Python, a breed which is the longest snake in the world.