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1: Description and Interesting Facts..Pg.1 Family and Protection..............Pg.2 Food and Hunting...................Pg.3 Habitat and Environment............Pg.4 | Tables of Contents
2: Interesting Facts!~ Within four years, the people in Indonesia and Thailand sold 300,000 python skins to other countries. Most snakes only have 1 lung for breathing, the python has 2. Pythons have close to 400 backbones!! | Descriptions Pythons do not grow over 16 feet (4.9m) long.A python has 150 teeth and has scales. A python can eat an animal that weighs up 130 pounds. A large python can eat a pig. The python is cold blooded. The snake is a reptile too, because it has scales on every part of its body.
3: Python's Families and Protection! | The babies are born in an egg. A large reticulated python can lay a lot of eggs. They can lay up to 60 eggs at a time. Male pythons use their spur(tiny feet found on the sides of the body where the tail begins) to tickle the females during courtship. A python will protect itself by biting if it is cornered. It is dangerous to pick up a huge python alone, even if it is tamed.
4: A python hunts its food by waiting on a tree. When a Python catches a prey, it will get a good grip on the prey with all of its teeth. When the prey is dead, the python swallows it headfirst. Pythons eat impala, a kind of antelope that looks like a deer. Pythons are fond of eating poultry. They also eat rats, and other pesky animals. | Food and Hunting !
5: Habitat and Environment | Pythons live in the tropics. Some,like the reticulated python and the green tree python, live in rain forests. The habitat has a lot of trees, leaves, rocks, and branches for the python to camouflage in. The weather in the forest is very tropical. It has warm weathers, and it mostly rains all of the time !