Impressive Animals: #10 World's longest snake

Although heartwarming canine heroes gained millions of new fans and "stingray photobomb" victims fielded requests for the original photo, it would prove surprising if anyone wanted an 8-by-10 glossy of Medusa. The 25-foot, 2-inch reticulated python holds the title of Guinness World Records' largest snake (in captivity). The 350-pound reptile lives at an attraction in Kansas City, Mo., called the Edge of Hell. Medusa's diet includes rabbits, hogs and deer, and it is said to "purr" when content.

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