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Burmese python

(Python bivittatus)

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Description

The Burmese python (Python bivittatus) is one of the five largest species of snakes in the world (about the third-largest as measured either by length or weight).It is native to a large area of tropical South and Southeast Asia.Until 2009,it was considered a subspecies of Python molurus,but now is recognized as belonging to a distinct species.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Reptilia
Order:Squamata
Family:Pythonidae
Genus:Python
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