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Reticulated Python

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The reticulated python is the world’s longest snake. Growing up to 33 feet (10 m) long, it is roughly the same length as two cars! This super-sized snake is an excellent hunter and uses its size to its advantage. To sense if prey is near, a python flicks its tongue in and out, picking up any scent that is in the air. After finding an animal to eat, the python bites the victim and wraps its long body around the animal, squeezing it until the victim can’t breathe anymore and dies. Once the animal is dead, the python swallows its prey whole, eating the victim in one gulp. The snake’s long body will stretch to make room for a meal of any size. In Reticulated Python: The World’s Longest Snake, large color photos and grade-appropriate text will engage young readers as they learn about the natural habitat, physical characteristics, diet, life cycle, and behavior of this giant snake. A comparison diagram is also included to show readers the animal in relation to a familiar object.

Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Copyright 2010
Publisher Bearport Publishing
Series More SuperSized!
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Dimensions 10 x 8
ISBN 9781936087303, 9781936088348, 9781936090983
Title Format Reinforced book, Unlimited Access eBook, Savings Bundle
Dewey 597.96'78
ATOS Reading Level 3.7
Guided Reading Level I
Lexile Reading Level 580
Scholastic Reading Counts Level 4.5
AR Quiz Number 135031
Author Meish Goldish
Author/Illustrator biography
Detailed maps
Glossary of key words
Table of contents
Full-color photographs