rock snake


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rock snake

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rock python

n
(Animals) any large Australasian python of the genus Liasis
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Noun1.rock snake - very large python of tropical and southern Africarock snake - very large python of tropical and southern Africa
python - large Old World boas
genus Python - Old World boas
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References in classic literature ?
Oh, fat, brown, root-digging fool that I am," said Baloo, uncoiling himself with a jerk, "it is true what Hathi the Wild Elephant says: `To each his own fear'; and they, the Bandar-log, fear Kaa the Rock Snake. He can climb as well as they can.
curator of the Middlesborough Museum who identified it as an Indian Rock Snake (python malarus), a live example of which species he had killed in order to be stuffed and placed in the museum.
Dwayne Matthews saw the 10ft African rock snake "rearing up with its jaws open like a cobra" as his mate slept on the sofa.