The Biggest Python Snake Caught

This 49 Foot python captured by Indonesian Villagers could be the world's biggest python caught today, This huge python is weighs nearly 990 lbs. It would be the largest snake ever kept in captivity.

Hundreds of people have flocked to see the snake at a primitive zoo in Curugsewu village on the country’s main island of Java. The reticulated python measured 48 feet 8 inches and weighed in at 983 pounds. Eats three or four dogs a month, This Reticulated pythons are the world’s longest snakes. They are capable of eating animals as large as sheep, and have been known to attack and consume humans. The species is native to the swamps and jungles of Southeast Asia. See also this world's largest snakes.

Previously The Guinness Book of World Records lists the longest ever captured snake to be 32 feet. The heaviest — a Burmese Python kept in Gurnee, Ill. — weighs 402 pounds, But it seems soon the title of the longest ever captured snake could be held by this Indonesian Python.

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