SPOTTED PYTHON FACTS
Spotted pythons are sometimes sold in the reptile pet trade. This snake has an irregular, blotched pattern. The background colour is cream to yellowish brown with ragged-edged blotches of dark brown that merge to form wavy streaks. The blotches have ragged edges because the dark colour occurs only in complete scales
most types of habitats but prefers rocky hillsides and outcrops with crevices and caves.
small mammals including insectivorous bats that it catches at the entrance of their caves, also small birds and reptiles
It is an egg layer that has up to 15 eggs.
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|Common Name:||Spotted Python|
Relatives in same Genus
Children's python (A. childreni)
Pygmy python (A. perthensis)
Stimson's Python (A. stimsoni)