A very large Asian python patterned with dark patches outlined in black. It is the longest snake at up to 36 feet (11 m).
- Python reticulatus, family Pythonidae.
- On the way to the second level the stairs are lined with some excellent live displays; a huge green iguana, some very curious and playful red-cheeked turtles and, for snake lovers, an American corn snake and a reticulated python.
- Officials are having talks on whether to add to the list of controlled animals the anaconda, the reticulated python and snapping turtles.
- The previous largest snake was also a reticulated python measuring a rather puny 9.75 metres or the length of a British double-decker bus.
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Syllabification: re·tic·u·lat·ed py·thon
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