Apr 16, 2024, 09:06 AM IST

7 largest snakes in the world

Shivam Verma

Green Anaconda- Known for its massive size and powerful constriction, the green anaconda is the largest snake species by weight.

Reticulated Python- This species is famous for its long length and can grow to be the longest snake in the world.

Burmese Python- Native to Southeast Asia, the Burmese python is one of the largest snake species and is often kept as a pet.

African Rock Python- Found in sub-Saharan Africa, this snake is known for its aggressive behaviour and large size.

Indian Python - Also called the Indian rock python, this species is native to the Indian subcontinent and can reach impressive lengths.

Amethystine Python- Found in Australia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea, the amethystine python is one of the largest snake species in Australia.

Yellow Anaconda- Similar in appearance to the green anaconda, the yellow anaconda is slightly smaller but still one of the largest snake species.