Burmese Python

Python bivittatus

Fascinating Facts


Most commonly found in mangrove forests and rainforests, but occasionally also in grasslands, marshes, streams and rivers. Good climbers and expert swimmers, they are non-venomous constrictors that feed on mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians.

Status in the Wild

Vulnerable – IUCN 2012


Southeast Asia and India

Location in the Zoo

Reptiles and Birds Zone of the Sculpture Learning Plaza

Animals & Exhibits