The Cagayan de Oro City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Department (CDRRMD) Oro Rescue – Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) recently turned over a reticulated python to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Regional Office in Puntod, Cagayan de Oro City that was found inside a residence at Barangay Kauswagan.

Photo shows CDRRMD-USAR unit.staff Hareul S. Regalado (left) together with Forester Paulyn Mae Laranjo (center) of the DENR X Enforcement Division and Regional Wildlife Rescue Center caretaker Elizer C. Luna (right) holding the python which is now temporarily placed in the Regional Wildlife Rescue Center for proper custody, check-up and safekeeping.


The reticulated python is native to South and Southeast Asia and is considered to be the world’s longest snake.

info and photo by DENR-10

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