Pygmy python Animal Pictures

A. perthensis

Pygmy python / Antaresia perthensis

Pygmy Python
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This species is the smallest python in the world.

pygmy python on rock

Pygmy python on rock
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This species often takes shelter in large termite mounds with other snake species.

anthill python facing camera on a rock

Anthill python
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Also called anthill pythons, these snakes sometimes travel in small groups.