The Indian python

The Indian python

There are some species in the animal kingdom that do just fine with a single meal a month or even with a few months’ fast. An example of such species is the Indian python.

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Biology

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Indian python, python, reptile, snake, predator, cloaca, moulting, keratin scale, animal, vertebrates, biology

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three meals a day, 4 m, 50 kg, pelvic spurs, periodical shedding of the skin, Long intervals between meals, intestinal villi increased in size by 400 %, renewed intestinal tract
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