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Coastal Carpet Python

Morelia spilota mcdowelli

Notes:

This baby Coastal Carpet Python was found in a timber yard in Sydney - he was a passenger in a shipment of wood from Queensland. As he was unable to be released in the Sydney area he went into permanent care with a member of the Australian Herp Society.

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5 Comments

ShannaB
ShannaB 10 years ago

Thanks for the feedback! Leuba, I've moved the second pic to the front.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 10 years ago

The second pic is more dramatic - shows his strength. Good to know that he found a home!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 years ago

..and the colour inside its mouth is great... just finished off a packet of liquorice.

ShannaB
ShannaB 10 years ago

Thanks Argybee, I really like the second shot as you can see his patterns. The first shot is much more dramatic though! (He was very aggressive - we were concerned about him for a while because he would strike at the glass in his tank and we were worried he'd hurt himself. Poor little thing, I think he'd been through a lot!)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 years ago

What a handsome little guy. Lovely tones and patterns.

ShannaB
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ShannaB

2077, New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on May 12, 2008
Submitted on Jan 26, 2012

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