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Amethystine Python

Morelia amethistina

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amethystine or scrub python
Morelia amethistina Morelia amethistina

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Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 9 years ago

Hello! A link to your (this) spotting was included in the recent Project Noah "Snake Week" blog on pythons

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 9 years ago

Beautiful capture..

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 9 years ago

Hello. All of the Australian mainland Morelia amethistina are now considered Morelia kinghorni (a former subspecies).

Shari_Wildlife 11 years ago

Thanks for the Id on this one too I kept thinking it was a spotted python but just didn't look right!
This guy was curled up, there's actually 2 there and yes I believe they keep their head out so they are ready in case something disturbs them, but he looked quite relaxed =)

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 11 years ago

Seems to be ready for attack in case of pester, was it so?

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Maroochydore, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Sep 6, 2010
Submitted on Oct 24, 2011

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