In My Favorite Animal: Pythons, students will learn amazing facts about pythons. Each My Favorite Animal book features interesting non-fiction at a 2nd-grade reading level paired with questions throughout the text to check the reader's comprehension.
Python are ambush predators. They use their forked tongue to "smell" their prey. They curl their bodies in a coil and strike their prey very quickly.
Some pythons have heat-sensing pits that help them find warm-blooded prey. Pythons that eat cold-blooded prey don't have this heat-sensing pit.