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Borneo Short-tailed Python

As the name suggests, the Borneo Short-tailed Pythons are found in the island of Borneo. These brightly colored serpents are known to make good pets.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Suborder Serpentes
    Family Pythonidae
    Genus Python
    Species P. breitensteini
    Scientific Name Python breitensteini

    Other Names Borneo blood python, Bornean short python, Borneo short-tailed python
    Length Maximum 2.1 m (7 ft)
    Body Coloration Rusty orange body with blotches in beige, unevenly bordered by dark brown
    Range/Distribution Island of Borneo
    Habitat Woods, dense vegetation, swampy areas, farmlands
    Diet/Food Toads, small mammals, reptiles, birds, and rodents
    Venom Facts Nonvenomous
    Clutch Size 8 – 30 eggs
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous

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    Published on November 10th 2018 by under Snakes. Article was last reviewed on 14th June 2019.

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