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Identification of Reticulated Pythons

Reticulated pythons are similar in size and shape to Burmese pythons but have a different scale pattern and coloration. This species commonly exceeds 12 feet in captivity and is only rarely seen in the wild in Florida. Those individuals that have been observed are likely escaped or released pets.

Typical reticulated pythons are a grayish color with black, white and yellow markings along the back and sides.

Distinguishing Characteristics of Reticulated Pythons

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