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Carpet Python

Morelia spilota

Description:

Black and ivory coloured python.

Habitat:

Flexible habitat preferences. Can be found in dense lowland forest, shrubland, grassland, rocky areas, and in highly altered environments including agricultural and urban areas.

Notes:

Photographed outside Tolga Country Lodge on the Atherton Tableland. This is actually a pet python, which was handed to me by a teenager who told me to hold it while she took a call on her mobile! I'm still not sure of the subspecies though, any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Alex Pope
Spotted by
Alex Pope

Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Lat: -17.23, Long: 145.48

Spotted on Sep 26, 2009
Submitted on May 18, 2012

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