Python molurus, the Sri Lankan rock python, belongs to the Pythonidae family. Python constructs the prey by warping its body around it until the victim passes out. The python will swallow the entire prey sooner or later. This rock python warp Monitor lizard caught my sight one morning in Yala National park. The Monitor lizard was motionless and appeared to be stoned.
Indian Rock Python is the largest snake in Sri Lanka (with an average length of an adult about 3 meters, while 4.6m is the longest record.[the_ad id="61677"]