RETICULATED PYTHONMalayopython reticulatus
Conservation Status: Least Concern
Listed as Least Concern globally, in view of its wide distribution, adaptability and abundance even in some areas where it is subject to heavy exploitation.
Light yellow to brown in color with a slightly iridescent tint; black lines are often present along the head and along the entirety of the body
Native to southeastern Asia and the Indo-Pacific islands
Inhabit forests and shrubland
The female python incubates the eggs in a nest for 90 days
A single clutch can contain anywhere from 8-107 eggs
They do not reach sexual maturity until they are 3-5 years old
Mammals and birds found in their geographic location
These pythons tend to leave near bodies of water because moving in water makes it easier on them due to their body weight.