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African Rock Python

African Rock Python Python sebae

The African rock python is the largest known snake in all of Africa!

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ORIGIN:
Subsaharan Africa

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HABITAT:
Grasslands and forests

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
120 lbs
Length: 13-25 ft

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DIET:
Antelope, monkeys, rodents and lizards

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PREDATORS:
Hyenas and African wild dogs

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Powerful constricting muscles

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REPRODUCTION:
2-3 month incubation; sexually mature at 3-5 years

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THREATS:
Habitat loss and human hunting

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
18 yrs in human care

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