Scientific name: Antaresia stimsoni subspecies stimsoni
Family: Pythonidae
Order: Squamata
Status: Non-Venomous

Habitat and Distribution

Shelters in hollow tree limbs, rock crevices. Can be found in granite outcrops in the Darling Range of Perth.

About the animal:

  • A small python that can grow up to 1 m long;
  • Body randomly marked with darker brown to reddish brown blotches;
  • A nocturnal python;
  • When disturbed it may curl up into a tight ball, hiding its head within the coils.

What they eat?

Diet includes small birds, mammals and lizards.

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