• Woma python

    Scientific Name: Aspidites ramsayi The woma python has ‘wow!’ factor with its distinctive banded patterning of alternating light and dark browns. The browns range in colour from yellowish, reddish to olive-brown and grey. Sometimes the banding can be faint, and other times mottled. The underbelly is creamy yellow. It has

  • Stimson Python

    Scientific Name: Antaresia stimsoni The Stimson python, which is sometimes known as the large-blotched python, has a pattern of golden to red-brown or chocolate-brown patches on a light tan to yellow background. The python is non-venomous, and kills its prey by coiling around it so that it can’t breathe. One

  • Spotted Python

    Scientific Name: Antaresia maculosa The spotted python is one of the shortest python species, growing to only a metre. Its ‘spots’ are really blotches of dark brown on a light brown background. Sometimes the spots join together so they look almost like stripes, especially near the head and tail. Due

  • Rough-scaled Python

    Scientific Name: Morelia carinata Probably the rarest snake in Australia, the rough-scaled python is only known from around ten snakes captured in the wild. The general colour is dark brown with pale brown blotches. Towards the tail the pale blotches become larger so that the pattern appears to be reversed

  • Reticulated Python

    Scientific Name: Python reticulatus Generally regarded as the longest living snake with specimens having been recorded up to 10 metres. This large size means they are slow moving snakes but they can still strike at surprising speeds. The colouration and pattern is designed to allow the snake to blend into

  • Olive python

    Scientific Name: Liasis olivaceus The beautiful smooth skinned olive python is a uniform light to dark olive-brown to red-brown, with a white or cream underbelly. Growing to almost 4 metres, this robust python is Australia’s second largest snake species. There is also an olive python sub species – the Pilbara

  • Jungle carpet python

    Scientific Name: Morelia spilota cheynei The jungle carpet python is a vividly coloured python that at its most striking is brilliant yellow and black, although it can be tan and black. Its underbelly is usually white. The snakes grow 1.5-2.1 metres long. The jungle carpet python is non-venomous to humans.

  • Green Tree Python

    Scientific Name: Morelia viridis An unmistakable arboreal or tree-dwelling python, the adult green tree python is emerald green in colour with a yellowish belly. Occasional specimens also have small white markings along the back. Hatchlings on the other hand, are quite different, emerging from the egg a bright sulphur yellow

  • Green anaconda

    Scientific Name: Eunectes murinus The green anaconda is the largest snake in the world – not because it is exceptionally long, but because it is so heavy, weighing up to 220 kilograms! These solid snakes can measure 30 centimetres in diameter and grow to lengths of 8 metres. Their size

  • Diamond Python

    Scientific Name: Morelia spilota spilota Closely related to the carpet pythons, diamond pythons have a distinctive pattern of a black background with cream or yellow spots and blotches. There is some variation between individuals ranging from snakes that are predominantly black with a few light spots, to others that have