Python molurus Indian Rock Python
Also known as:
Indian Python
Python molurus is proud to be the type species of the genus Python. The Burmese Python, now classified as Python bivittatus, was formerly considered to be a subspecies of P. molurus.
Hambantota District, Southern Province, Sri LankaAugust 11, 2019
Indian Rock Python (Python molurus) Indian Rock Python (Python molurus)
One of the workers at the tented camp in which we were staying discovered this young python beneath a mattress on the floor. My guide Udaya Chanaka carefully removed at least a dozen fat ticks from this snake before we made it pose for our photos. That seemed like a fair trade.
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