Reticulated Python

Reticulated pythons are similar in size and shape to Burmese pythons but have a netlike pattern of black, yellow and white on a gray background. The gray areas are often described as a diamond pattern. This species is seldom seen in the wild. It commonly exceeds 12 feet in captivity; the Pittsburgh zoo had a specimen over 28 feet long.

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Reticulated pythons have a netlike pattern of black, yellow and white on a gray background.

Reticulated Python pattern

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Diamond-shaped patterns are usually evident even on reticulated pythons bred to produce unusual colors.



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