Scientific Name: Python reticulatus
Found In: Southeast Asia/Tropical rain forests, wetlands, and grasslands
Size: Males average 15 feet in length and 100 pounds, while females can grow up to 20 feet and 200 pounds.
Diet: Carnivore. Diet consists of small mammals and occasionally birds.
Conservation Status: Not Evaluated
Facts: This species warms its eggs through muscle contractions called “shivering thermogenesis,” which causes a faster incubation and increased chance of survival.