Most of the large snakes are non-venomous constrictors. The adult snake weighs averagely 66 to 154 pounds. They have been known to eat whole jaguars. When it’s “show time,” Medusa will stay completely still for the entire haunted-house performance. That’s three of me. But snake charming is a sad business when you know how it’s done. The yellow anaconda is a boa species endemic to South America. It is the largest snake in Africa and among the world’s largest. Currently, the longest snake in the world is Medusa – at the age of nine years it was 767 cm long and weighed nearly 160 kg (353 lb).Because these snakes can live 21 years and grow throughout their lives and Medusa has plenty of food, the owner of this snake is hoping Medusa exceed 10 meters in length and he would be the owner of “the longest snake ever” :). The black mamba is often cited as the world’s deadliest snake. Despite the size, the snake is inoffensive and not prone to biting even when handled. The fossilized remains revealed that, after the extinction of the dinosaurs, the tropics were warmer than today and witnessed the birth of the South American rainforest, in which huge creatures battled it out to become the planet’s top predators. It is a non-venomous constrictor normally considered to not be of danger to humans. Female in captivity exceed 10 feet while the male ranges between 6 and 8 feet. Some rare species have been reported to weigh 200 pounds. Titanoboa (/ t i ˌ t ɑː n oʊ ˈ b oʊ ə /) is an extinct genus of very large snakes that lived in what is now La Guajira in northeastern Colombia.They could grow up to 12.8 m (42 ft) long and reach a weight of 1,135 kg (2,500 lb). When threatened, the indigo can flatten its necks to look bigger—like they’re not already big enough. … Reticulated Python. The venom breaks down blood cells, damages muscle tissue, and is mildly neurotoxic. Its color varies from black to mustard yellow but normally has an olive green appearance. The black mamba has several things going for it in the nastiness index. Personally, I don’t trust this. It's official. An adult Papuan python may weigh up to 66 pounds and may reach a length of up to 9.8 feet. This is the only venomous snake here that is not listed as placid unless provoked. We know the anacondas, boas, pythons, but have you heard about the Titanoboa? By John Misachi on April 25 2017 in Environment. Indian python is a lethargic and slow moving snake and exhibits timidity even when attacked. In 2017, the body of a palm fruit farmer in Indonesia was found inside a 23-foot-long python. The largest anaconda ever measured was about 28 feet long and 44 inches around. The black mamba is the longest venomous snake in Africa and the second longest in the world. A new contender for the title of world's biggest snake has been discovered. It has a narrow head compared to the main body with distinct orange-yellow stripping. The body pattern consists of olive ground overlaid with black blotches along the body. The eastern diamondback has the longest fangs of any rattlesnake, at up to an inch. Length: 18.8 ft. The longest eastern indigo on record measured 9.2 feet, but the species may not be around much longer. It is mostly terrestrial and strikes when it perceives a threat. If you don’t think it feels threatened but the snake decides it does anyway, guess whose opinion counts for more. It is sluggish on the ground because of its heavy weight but can reach maximum speed in water. Also, it has a double-action venom, which, according to one source, contains “a thrombin-like enzyme crotalase, capable of clotting fibrinogen, leading to the secondary activation of plasminogen from endothelial cells.” I have no idea what that is, but I don’t like the sound of it one bit. And it can inject enough venom to kill three men. It is one of the world’s largest snakes. The bushmaster is often described as aggressive, excitable, and unpredictable when disturbed. It finds its way to the Everglades and nearby swampy areas, where it joins a population that has nearly wiped out some species of mammals and reptiles. When measured on 12 October 2011, she was found to be 7.67 meters (25 ft 2 in) long. They use an exhausted snake which is conditioned— through pain—not to strike the charmer. Picture a musclebound fullback that shoots venom through its teeth and you’ve basically got a big diamondback. 03. Python’s were first seen in the Florida Everglades in the 1990s, and now nobody really knows how many of them there are. Its venom is lethal even in younger specimens, so extreme care must be taken when handling or encountering this serpent. The scrub python is a non-venomous snake found in New Guinea, Australia, and Indonesia. It is a non … Scientists believe that Titanoboa was the apex predator of its time and acted very much like a super-sized anaconda, spending most of its time in the water. It’s a sprinter, capable of reaching speeds of 12 miles per hour. One snake that’s easy to remember is the fer-de-lance or bushmaster, whose Latin name has been translated as “Silent Death.” It’s the largest venomous snake in the Americas, occasionally reaching 12 feet. Belcher's Sea Snake (Hydrophis belcheri) Average Size: 1.5–3.3 feet. It is the heaviest and longest snake ever recorded, reaching about 17.1 feet with the female larger than the male. The King Cobra is the world’s longest venomous snake. Family: Pythonidae. The largest reported mamba was 14.6 feet, although they are more commonly about 8 to 10 feet long. The snake is found in South American countries including Brazil, Guyana, and French Guiana. Like most snakes, it prefers to flee from danger. This snake is on average 21 feet in length and can weigh up to 500 pounds. She is fed a small deer every other week or so. The male is slimmer and smaller compared to the female averaging 11 pounds.