Bivittatus Python

Burmese Python

What damage do the pythons cause?

Damage caused by the Bivittatus pythons include them eating endangered birds and alligators


These pythons can grow up to 20 feet in length. They are larger than most native speices and are tan in color with dark blotches

Where are they from?

They are native in south Asia and like to hang around water and in trees.
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Where are they a problem and when did it arrive here?

They are a problem in everglades national park and arrived here in the late 20th century

Where did it come from and what are its nicknames?

It arrived here and became a problem after hurricane andrew destroyed many exotic animal warehouses, setting the pythons free. Also, irresponsible pet owners tend to let them go into the wild to breed and grow.