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Halmahera Python

Halmahera python is a species of snake belonging to the Pythonidae family, endemic to the island of Halmahera, Indonesia. Like all pythons, it is nonvenomous and kills its prey by constriction.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Subphylum Vertebrata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Suborder Serpentes
    Family Pythonidae
    Genus Morelia
    Scientific Name Morelia tracyae

    Length 2.5 to 4 m
    Color Numerous dark brown or black bands on the body, the bands turning darkest on the back and lighter towards the sides
    Distribution Island of Halmahera (Indonesia)
    Habitat Rainforest
    Diet Fruit bats, other small mammals, birds
    Venom Fact Nonvenomous
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)

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    Published on January 10th 2017 by under Snakes. Article was last reviewed on 13th June 2019.

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