10 Largest Snakes on the Earth

By Manish Choudhary

Nov 18, 2023

The Titano boa, the largest snake ever, lived in Colombia during the Paleocene era. Fossils show it could grow over 40 feet long.

1. TITANOBOA 

Southeast Asia's Reticulated Python: over 20 feet long, distinctive scales, great at climbing and swimming.

2. RETICULATED PYTHON

The Amethystine Python, or Scrub Python, is a super-long snake with shiny scales found in Australia, Papua New Guinea, and Indonesia.

3. AMETHYSTINE PYTHON

The Green Anaconda, heaviest snake globally, can weigh over 200 pounds, reach 20+ feet, and is a strong constrictor in aquatic habitats.

4. GREEN ANACONDA

The African Rock Python, over 20 feet long, faces threats like habitat loss and hunting in sub-Saharan Africa.

5. AFRICAN ROCK PYTHON

The Burmese Python, from Southeast Asia, is a pet and invasive in places like Florida, causing ecological challenges with lengths over 18 feet.

6. BURMESE PYTHON

The King Cobra, from South and Southeast Asia, is the world's longest venomous snake, reaching over 18 feet. Though fearsome, it's usually reclusive.

7. KING COBRA

Americas' Boa Constrictors: big, non-venomous snakes, over 10 feet, constrict prey for feeding.

8. BOA CONSTRICTOR

Africa's Black Mamba: highly venomous, around 14 feet, fast predator, often brown or olive.

9. BLACK MAMBA

Australia's Olive Python: distinctive olive-green color, over 13 feet, non-venomous constrictor hunting mammals and birds in its habitat.

10. OLIVE PYTHON