Sentence Examples


  • Among the inoffensive species are counted the graceful green " tree snake," which pursues frogs, birds and lizards to the topmost branches of the forest; also several species of pythons, the commonest of which is known as the carpet snake.
  • The parents pay no further attention to them, except the pythons, which incubate their eggs by coiling their body over them, and fiercely defend them.
  • The pythons (q.v.) are restricted to the palaeotropical and Australian regions, with the sole exception of Loxocemus bicolor in southern Mexico.
  • Pythons occur throughout the group, and sometimes attain enormous size.
  • Serpents are very common, both venomous and non-venomous; the pythons attain a great size.

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