This gigantic snake kills its prey by constricting around it, squeezing it to death, then swallowing it whole.

Boa constrictor

This gigantic snake kills its prey by constricting around it, squeezing it to death, then swallowing…

"Pythons are the largest known serpents, which are found only in India and the islands of the Indian Archipelago." — Goodrich, 1859

Python

"Pythons are the largest known serpents, which are found only in India and the islands of the Indian…

A female python guarding her clutch of eggs.

Python and eggs

A female python guarding her clutch of eggs.