Angolan Python

Angolan python (Python anchietae) is a species of python that is native to Angola, a country in southwestern Africa.

It is a nonvenomous snake that is found in a variety of habitats, including savannas, grasslands, and forests. Adult Angolan pythons can grow to be quite large


Angolan pythons (Python anchietae) are native to Angola, a country in southwestern Africa. They are found in a variety of habitats in Angola, including savannas

Appearance And Behavior

They are a small to medium-sized species of python, growing to an average length of about 6-8 feet. They are generally a brown or tan color

Size And Lifespan

they can reach lengths of up to 12 feet in some cases.  pythons are long-lived animals and can live for 20-30 years


Angolan pythons, also known as Python anchietae, are generally docile and are not known to be aggressive towards humans.

Housing Angolan Python

When housing Angolan pythons, it is important to provide them with a spacious and secure enclosure that meets their needs and allows them to express their natural behaviors.

Enclosure Size

So for an adult Angolan python, a minimum enclosure size of 40-50 gallons would be recommended.


It is important to handle Angolan pythons with care and respect, as they can be sensitive and can become stressed or agitated if handled improperly.

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