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Distribution of the Burmese Python denoted by shaded region. Isolated population denoted with arrows. Figure from David and Tracy Barker, Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society, 2008.


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The scientific genus name of tarpon is Megalops - from the Greek adjective megalo meaning “large,” and the noun opsi, meaning “face.”

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