CRESTVIEW, Fla. — This long, long snake is appropriately named: Ginormica.
"She's probably the longest snake in Florida," Emerald Coast Zoo co-owner Rick de Ridder told the newspaper.
With a steady diet of thawed out goats and pigs, de Ridder believes that in a few years, Ginormica could challenge the world record for the longest snake in captivity, the Daily News reported. That mark belongs to Medusa, a reticulated python that measured 25 feet, 2 inches in 2011, according to the Guinness World Records site. Medusa was owned by Full Moon Productions Inc. in Kansas City, Missouri, Guinness said on its website.
Ginormica is only 6 years old, and her species typically lives 75 years, de Ridder said. The snake's species is native to Southeast Asia, he told the
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