Type: Other

Aliases: Python Bivittatus Progschai

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First Produced In: Unknown

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Last Updated: 2022-03-12

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The Dwarf Burmese python (Python bivittatus progschai) is an insular dwarf subspecies of the Burmese python. The Dwarf Burmese python is native to the Indonesian islands of Java, Bali, Sumbawa, and Sulawesi. The dwarf subspecies seems to have a maximum length of 8.2 ft (2.5 m).

In 2009, the Dwarf Burmese python was officially recognized as a subspecies of the Burmese python. [1]

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Dwarf Burmese pythons have been kept in captivity since 2003, when they were first imported from Indonesia. [2]

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Dwarf Burmese pythons differ in size, appearance and build, compared to their larger mainland cousins. Not only are the dwarf Burmese shorter in length, but they are also slimmer in over all build. Also the dwarfs tend to lighter in coloration, with better defined markings, when compared with the coloration and markings of a normal mainland Burmese python.

While the largest dwarf Burmese python is recorded at being at 8.2 ft (2.5 m), The average for females of this subspecies seems to be about 5.5–6 ft (1.7–1.8 m). The average for adult male dwarf Burmese pythons seems to be about 4–4.5 ft (1.2–1.4 m). [3]

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