Carpet Python

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Carpet pythonGenus: Morelia
Species: Morelia spilota
Common names: Carpet Python, Carpet Snake
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The warmer weather has heralded the emergence of our carpet pythons. This one that I found beside the southern firetrail was about 2.5 metres long. This snake is non-venomous and feeds on frogs, lizards, birds, and mammals.

(August 2012)