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Morelia spilota spilota

1 Diamond Python at Beecroft Peninsula, NSW

Morelia spilota spilota at Beecroft Peninsula, NSW - 22 Aug 2020
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Identification history

Morelia spilota spilota 12 Nov 2020 PatrickCampbell
Morelia spilota spilota 27 Aug 2020 HelenR

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Author's notes

Python warming up at Beecroft Weapons Range. Position approximate

3 comments

   27 Aug 2020
Beautiful animal. Top shot
HelenR wrote:
   28 Aug 2020
And we have a picture of it's slouse too.
   12 Nov 2020
The milky eye and dull colouration indicates that this animal is in pre-slough phase.
The picture of its shed skin may be worth adding to this observation for interests sake. It may help others identify a python skin, as the ventral scales are narrow, distinguishing it from elapids and colubrid snakes.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 22 Aug 2020 08:57 AM Recorded on
  • HelenR Recorded by
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