The biggest snake in the world
You want to know what the biggest snake in the world? Anaconda, boa or Python? Below is information about the largest snakes in the world. Read on.
You probably watched with awe the movie Anaconda. The great mighty and powerful snake, which can easily be called the largest snake. Watching the film, you must be interested in whether there are large snakes in the world. Well, apart from the fantasy and some fictitious aspects, there are definitely snakes that grow up to 6-9 meters. So, what is the largest snake in the world? Let’s learn more about the different types of snakes, huge in size.
Among the different types of snakes on Earth today, species belonging to the class of Pythons and Boas, are the largest of them. Here are some of the biggest snakes on Earth, along with the images.
Reticulated Python. Reticulated Python or Python reticulatus is the largest species of pythons, as well as the world’s longest snake. The average length of this Python exceeds 6 meters. The largest reticulated Python that was found is more than 8 meters in length. Black, brown, red and yellow – the typical colour of this Python, and it is found in Southeast Asia and the Philippines. Interestingly, reticulated pythons are also very popular as Pets.
A Burmese Python. Burmese Python, living in Southeast Asia and India, is also one of krupneyshaya in the world. With an average length of 3.7 meters, it can grow up to 7 meters. Burmese pythons have an attractive pattern on the skin brown and yellow and people often hunt them because of their skin. Burmese pythons are big snakes in Florida that recently caused a furore!
The African Rock Python. African rock Python, or just rock Python (Python sebae), belongs to the family of Pythons and is another big snake in the world. These pythons grow on average up to 6 m in length. There is also an entry that was found a rock Python with a length of over 6 meters. As the name suggests, these snakes live in Africa and are also the largest snakes in Africa. The color of this Python is usually brown and olive. It is a predatory and venomous snakes.
Green Anaconda. Green Anaconda or Eunectes murinus is also one of the largest snakes in the world. On average, these snakes grow up to 5-6 meters. However, registered the longest green Anaconda is over 6 meters and 7.6 meters in length. Strange, that a female green Anaconda bigger than the male. Green Anaconda is also the heaviest snake in the world, weighing up to 227 kg. Green Anaconda snake is also not poisonous.
King Cobra. King Cobra, one of the scariest snakes in the world, is also one of the largest snakes found in the world with a maximum length of 5.4 meters. These large snakes attack only when threatened and rarely come close to humans. These snakes are generally found in Asia (India) and are easily identified by their characteristic hood. They are poisonous and can kill an animal or human with one bite!
Earth Madagascar Boa. In the family boa, Boa madagascariensis, commonly known as ground boa Madagascar is also one of the large snakes. With a registered length of about 3.3 and 3.6 meters on average, these snakes grow up to 2.4 meters. These snakes can be easily identified because they have a characteristic diamond pattern on the side and not the top. They can be brown, yellow, and black. Because they are indigenous inhabitants of Madagascar, these snakes are named that way.
Green tree Python. If you are looking for a big snake as a pet, the green tree Python is the best choice. Green tree Python or Morelia viridis gets its name from its characteristic green leather. He is considered one of the most attractive snakes, as it rich green color, and yellowish color with blue stripes. The average length of this snake is 2 – 2,3 meters. Largest recorded snake — up to 2.4 m.
Rainbow Boa. Rainbow boa, Epicrates cenchria, or is one of the most unusual species of snake and the largest snake found on earth. At first glance, they seem ordinary, orange-brown, and why do you think they got the name rainbow Boas! When you look at them in certain light, you will see that their iridescent colors, i.e. represent the refraction of different colors, like rainbows. Rainbow Boas are 1.5 to 1.8 meters in length, but can grow up to 2 meters. They are usually found in South America.
The emerald tree Boa. If you look at the types of snakes with Pictures, you will notice that emerald tree boa and green tree Python are similar. Emerald tree boa or Corallus caninus is named so for its emerald green color and its typical habitat. These snakes can grow up to 1.8 meters or a little more. The emerald tree boa is one of the big snakes that eat animals, especially at night.
Along with this, there are a few snakes that could be called large snakes because they are over 1.5 meters in length. These include:
Green vine snake
Red rat snake / corn snake
Amazon tree boa
Krasnohorska green rat snake
Blue coral snake
These are some of the largest snakes known to man today. Most snakes found today are endangered because they are killed when they are hunted for their skin. Secondly, the people who use them as Pets, should be well informed and to provide adequate care for these interesting creatures….