In actuality, there are more than 3,000 different types of snakes that slither throughout the world. What are the largest serpents? Here are top 5 biggest snake in the world:
Green Anaconda: 30 Feet Long
Even just looking at an image of the Green Anaconda might give you chills on your arms. Yes, this ophidian has been known to reach lengths of up to 30 feet! This snake is of the boa species and is exclusively found in Sᴏᴜᴛʜ Aғʀɪᴄᴀ. It goes by the names Giant Anaconda, Common Anaconda, Common Water Boa, and Sucuri.
Reticulated Python: 29 Feet Long
The Reticulated Python is the world’s longest snake kept in captivity, but you won’t likely go seeking for this enormous jewel in South and Southeast Asia. The Reticulated Python uses its disruptive colors to ward off predators and provide opportunities to snare its food. It has smooth dorsal scales with a multicolored geometric design.
Aᴍᴇᴛʜystine Python: 27 Feet Long
In Aᴜsᴛʀᴀʟɪᴀ, Pᴀᴘᴜᴀ Nᴇᴡ Gᴜɪɴᴇᴀ, and Iɴᴅᴏɴᴇsɪᴀ, the Pythonidae family includes the non-ᴠᴇɴᴏᴍᴏᴜs Aᴍᴇᴛʜystine Python. This snake, which has been estimated at 27 feet long at its longest, is also called locally as the Scrub Python or Sanca Permata. The longest snake in Aᴜsᴛʀᴀʟɪᴀ, the Aᴍᴇᴛʜystine preys mostly on fruit bats, rodents, possums, monitor lizards, and occasionally even some birds.
Burmese Python: 23 Feet Long
One of the longest and largest species of snakes to ever slither on Earth is the Burmese Python, or Python bivattatus. Surprisingly, it is a native of Southeast Asia and could perhaps weigh more than you do! These Pythons are known to reach lengths of up to 23 feet and 350 pounds when fully mature.
Iɴᴅɪᴀn Rock Python: 20 Feet Long
In Iɴᴅɪᴀ, Pᴀᴋɪsᴛᴀɴ, Nᴇᴘᴀʟ, Sʀɪ Lᴀɴᴋᴀ, Bʜᴜᴛᴀɴ, Bᴀɴɢʟᴀᴅᴇsʜ, and Myanmar, tropical and subtropical environments are home to the non-ᴠᴇɴᴏᴍᴏᴜs Iɴᴅɪᴀn Rock Python. Although this bad boy has a maximum length of 20 feet, the majority of Iɴᴅɪᴀn Rock Pythons mature at a length of 9.8 feet or less.