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8 Biggest Snakes in the World

The green anaconda is the largest snake species by weight and girth. It can exceed 20 feet (6 meters) in length and weigh over 200 pounds (90 kilograms).

Green Anaconda

The reticulated python is the longest snake species, known to grow over 20 feet (6 meters) in length. They have a slender body patterned with beautiful, intricate markings.

Reticulated Python

Burmese pythons are large constrictor snakes that can reach lengths of over 18 feet (5.5 meters). They are native to Southeast Asia and are often found in the pet trade.

Burmese Python

African rock pythons are known for their strength and can grow up to 20 feet (6 meters) in length. They are found in sub-Saharan Africa and are among the largest snake species.

African Rock Python 

Indian pythons can reach lengths of around 18 feet (5.5 meters) and are native to the Indian subcontinent. They are highly adaptable and can thrive in a variety of habitats.

Indian Python

Also known as the scrub python or the amethyst python, this species is found in northern Australia and New Guinea. It can reach lengths of up to 23 feet (7 meters).

Amethystine Python

Along with the green anaconda, other anaconda species, such as the yellow anaconda (Eunectes notaeus) and the dark-spotted anaconda (Eunectes deschauenseei), can also grow to impressive lengths.


The king cobra is the longest venomous snake in the world, often reaching lengths of 12 to 18 feet (3.6 to 5.5 meters). It is found in forests across Southeast Asia and parts of India.

King Cobra