These snakes can grow to 20 feet long and over 200 pounds.
Young Burmese pythons can be aggressive, but older ones tend to be calmer.
They can always be identified by a dark arrowhead marking that is on the top of the head.
This is a common pet store python.
The Burmese Python is one of the few snakes that cares for its eggs by coiling around them during the incubation period which lasts 2 months. This maternal care protects and warms the eggs. Muscle spasms in the mother will produce some heat to warm the eggs.
This is an arboreal snake, spending much of its time in tree branches.