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Savu Python

Savu python is a nonvenomous subspecies of snake occurring in Indonesia. It is one of the smallest pythons in the world. Its natural range covers a mere sixty square miles. 



    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Subphylum Vertebrata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Suborder Serpentes
    Family Pythonidae
    Genus Liasis
    Species Liasis mackloti
    Scientific Name Liasis mackloti savuensis


    Length 3 ½ to 4 ½ ft
    Color Dark, brownish-black with light brownish-orange spots; white and orange speckled belly
    Distribution Indonesia
    Habitat Wooded grasslands, thorn scrub, palm thickets, along the ocean shore
    Diet Rats, mice, hamsters, small rabbits, small birds, small fish, frogs, small lizards
    Venom Fact Nonvenomous
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Clutch Size 5 to 10 eggs
    Incubation Period 55 to 65 days in captivity

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    Published on January 12th 2017 by under Snakes. Article was last reviewed on 28th July 2018.

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