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  Children's python (Antaresia childreni)

Children's python | Antaresia childreni photo
Captive Children's python (Antaresia childreni) eating a small rat.

Image by Stewart Macdonald - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

CHILDREN'S PYTHON FACTS

distribution map showing range of Antaresia childreni in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Reptilia
Order:Squamata (Serpentes)
Family:Pythonidae
Genus:Antaresia
Species:childreni
Common Name:Children's python

Relatives in same Genus
  Spotted Python (A. maculosa)
  Pygmy python (A. perthensis)
  Stimson's Python (A. stimsoni)