There are more than 3,000 species of snakes found in this world. Some of these are dangerous because of their venom, while some have been known to startle their prey. The snakes that we will talk about today are famous for their extraordinary length. This is that snake, whose length can be up to five times that of a human. Also they are quite heavy in weight.
1. Green Anaconda
The Green Anaconda is considered the largest snake in the world. It can be up to 30 feet long and weigh up to 250 kg. It is big enough to comfortably hold 10-12 people at a time. Let us tell you, the length of the female is more than the male anaconda. This anaconda lives in the Amazon rainforests and swamps of Brazil. It eats wild boar and deer.
2. Reticulated Python
The reticulated python is also called the reticulated python. It got this name because of the mixed pattern of brownish-yellow and black stripes on its skin. It is the second longest snake. Its length can grow up to 29 feet and weight up to 270 kg. The female is usually larger than the male snake. This python lives in the rainforests and marshy areas of Southeast Asia, Bangladesh and Vietnam.
3. Amethystine Python
The sapphire python can grow up to 27 feet long. However, it weighs only up to 14 kg. Females are usually larger than males. This python lives in Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Australia. Its habitat includes tropical forests, savannas, and shrublands.
4. Burmese Python
The Burmese python can grow up to 23 feet in length and up to 90 kilograms in weight. This snake is found in the marshy areas of Southeast Asia including China.
5. Indian python
The Indian python can be over 20 feet long. Found in the forests of India, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka, the weight of this python can also be up to 68 kg. The diet of this snake consists of small mammals and birds.
6. African Rock Python
The African rock python (python) can weigh up to 113 kilograms and be up to 16 feet in length. It lives in the grasslands and savannas of Africa. This snake kills its prey by catching it from all sides. Large animals like deer and crocodile also become its morsel.
7. The Black Mamba
The length of the black mamba can be up to 14 feet, but it only weighs up to 2 kg. Due to its low weight, this venomous snake can crawl at a speed of 12.5 mph. The home of the Black Mamba is the eastern and central savanna plains of Africa.
7. King Cobra
The length of the king cobra can be up to 13 feet and weight up to 9 kg. The king cobra is not only one of the longest snakes in the world, but it is also considered to be the most venomous snake in the world. The king cobra is found in the rainforests of Southeast Asia including India. The interesting thing is that when they feel threatened, these snakes can stand up and make themselves appear bigger.