4 Longest Species of Snakes in The Indian Subcontinent

Indian Subcontinent boasts a variety of habitat, apart from big land mammals India has an amazingly wide spectrum of birds, reptiles and wild animals native to the country. Indian national parks and wildlife sanctuaries are home to largest species of reptiles in the world, Here is the list of top 4 largest and longest snakes found in India.

Reticulated Python (10.921.3 ft) 

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Reticulated Pythons are the longest species of snakes and also the longest reptiles in the world. They are nonvenomous snake native to Asia and larger than green anaconda but weigh only half.

King Cobra (10.418.8 ft)

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King Cobra is the longest venomous snake and sole member of its own genus. They does not belong to genus Naja and feeds on other snakes including rat snakes,pythons and even other venomous snakes such as Indian Cobra and the Krait.

Burmese Python (12.2 ft13.1 ft)

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The Burmese Pythons are only found in North east region of India and in the mangroves of Sundarbans. They are often found near water and generally brighter colored than the Indian python.

Indian Python (8.9–10.8 ft)

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Indian Pythons are large nonvenomous species of snake, found in many parts of Indian Subcontinent. This species is limited to Southern Asia, feed on small mammals, birds and other reptiles.