Image by Thai National Parks (CC2.0)

Dive into the intriguing world of the reticulated python in this episode of The Biome Podcast. Discover how this snake’s distinctive size, behaviour, and habitat set it apart in the python family. We’ll dissect the unique adaptations of snake skulls and musculature that allow them to consume large prey and move in their characteristic fashion.

Finally, we unravel the complex concept of thermoregulation, exploring strategies from ectothermy to gigantothermy and how they play out in diverse animal species, including our featured reticulated python. Join us for a captivating blend of zoology and ecology that brings the natural world to your doorstep.

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