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Carpet Python; Diamond Python
Diamond Python (Morelia spilotes spilotes)- Shiny green-black
with yellow diamond shaped markings.
= 13 feet
Australia, New Guinea
This snake can live in a large variety of different habitats: Damp forests, scrubland, dry climates.
Morelia spilotes will live in trees or on the ground depending on the habitat in which it is found. Mainly nocturnal. This snake may be found hiding and/or living in hollow logs or burrows created by rodents or other animals.
For more information see these other Web Sites:
Corborn, John. Boas & Pythons and Other Friendly Snakes, Neptune City, New Jersey: T.F.H. Publications, Inc. 1995.
Obst, Fritz Jurgen, and Dr. Klaus Richter, and Dr. Udo Jacob. The Complete Illustrated Atlas of Reptiles and Amphibians for the Terrarium. Neptune City, New Jersey: T.F.H. Publications, Inc.