Snakes

Red-tailed Boa

A hunter in the dark

The boa constrictor is a large snake with a length of about 1 to 6 m. This snake is active at night and at night, and often hides in the branches and hollows of trees. It kills its prey by wrapping its body around it and suffocating it.

Characteristics

Order:
Squamata

Family:
Boidae

Scientific name:
Boa constrictor

Habitat:
Forest, savannah

Origin:
South America

Current trend:
Decrease

Number of individuals in the world:
Unknown

Lifetime:
20-30 years

*Source iucnredlist.org

Rainbow Boa

Holographic glow

The Brazilian rainbow boa is known for its luster, which is given by its structural color. They live in forests and are active at night and are semi-arboreal, which means they spend time both on the ground and in trees.

Characteristics

Order:
Squamata

Family:
Boidae

Scientific name:
Epicrates cenchria

Habitat:
Forest

Origin:
South America

Current trend:
Stable

Number of individiuals in the world:
Unknown

Lifetime:
up to 20 years

*Source iucnredlist.org

Rosy Boa

Boa with three lines

The Rossi boa is a snake species native to the continental United States. It lives under stones and in cracks, and during the winter it enters a period of rest. He has a peaceful nature.

Characteristics

Order:
Squamata

Family:
Boidae

Scientific name:
Lichanura trivirgata

Habitat:
Shrubs, rocky areas

Origin:
US and Mexico

Current trend:
Decrease

Number of individuals in the world:
Unknown

Lifetime:
20-30 years

*Source iucnredlist.org

Grass Snake

Pond snake

Belouska is a non-venomous snake. It has a rounded head and different body colors, with characteristic bright spots on each side. Adults reach a length between 1 and 1.5 meters.

Characteristics

Order:
Squamata

Family:
Colubridae

Scientific name:
Natrix natrix

Habitat:
Wet meadows, forests

Origin:
Europe and Asia

Current trend:
Stable

Number of individuals in the world:
Unknown

Lifetime:
up to 28 years

*Source iucnredlist.org

Burmese Python

Tiger python

The Burmese python is the largest python and one of the six largest snakes in the world. The average length of this python is 5.5 meters and weight up to 71 kg.

Characteristics

Order:
Squamata

Family:
Pythonidae

Scientific name:
Python bivittatus

Habitat:
Wet meadows, forests, caves

Origin:
Southeast Asia

Current trend:
Decrease

Number of individuals in the world:
Unknown

Lifetime:
20-25 years

*Source iucnredlist.org

Reticulated Python

A long and colorful python

The reticulated python is considered the longest snake in the world. It is an excellent swimmer and has a unique “mesh” pattern on its skin.

Characteristics

Order:
Squamata

Family:
Pythonidae

Scientific name:
Python reticulatus

Habitat:
Forest, bushes

Origin:
Southeast Asia

Current trend:
Unknown

Number of individuals in the world:
Unknown

Lifetime:
over 20 years

*Source iucnredlist.org

Ball Python

Royal python

The ball python, known as the royal python, is a non-venomous snake with a length of 182 cm. His name comes from his tendency to curl up into a ball when he is upset or scared. Its color varies from black to dark brown to albino.

Characteristics

Order:
Squamata

Family:
Pythonidae

Scientific name:
Python regius

Habitat:
Forest, savannah, grassland

Origin:
Africa

Current trend:
Decrease

Number of individuals in the world:
Unknown

Lifetime:
20-30 years

*Source iucnredlist.org

Green Tree Python

Imperial green snake

The green python is a light green snake with an average length of 2 meters. He lives in New Guinea and Indonesia. It is one of the most sought-after pets.

Characteristics

Order:
Squamata

Family:
Pythonidae

Scientific name:
Morelia viridis

Habitat:
Forest, bushes

Origin:
New Guinea, Indonesia

Current trend:
Stable

Number of individuals in the world:
Unknown

Lifetime:
15-20 years

*Source iucnredlist.org

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