Python farming could offer one of the most sustainable sources of meat in the world, according to a new study

March 15, 2024

Python farming could offer one of the most sustainable sources of meat in the world, according to a new studyScientists are learning more about what sources of meat could serve as more sustainable alternatives to beef, pork and chicken. Farmed python meat may offer a more sustainable alternative to other farmed meat because they can reproduce rapidly, even when food is not abundantly available, according to a study published in Scientific Reports on Thursday. Scientists observed python farms in Thailand and Vietnam over a 12-month period to determine whether snake meat would be a more sustainable source of meat. Scientists observed python farms in Thailand and Vietnam over a 12-month period to determine whether snake meat would be a more sustainable source of meat. Scientists observed python farms in Thailand and Vietnam over a 12-month period to determine whether snake meat would be a more sustainable source of meat.