THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA

AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PHOTOS, DISTRIBUTION MAPS AND INFORMATION
Covering Snakes and Lizards, Crocodiles and Turtles, including Colubrid snakes, Pythons, Elapids (called Cobras or Coral Snakes in some countries), Sea Snakes, File Snakes, Blind (or Worm) Snakes, Sea Turtles, Freshwater Turtles (or Tortoises) Dragon Lizards (Agamas), Gecko's, Legless Lizards, Monitor Lizards (often called Goanna's in Australia), Skinks and Crocodilia.

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BLACKHEADED PYTHON
Aspidites melanocephalus


Distribution:- Northern parts of the Northern Territory, Western Queensland and North Western part of Western Australia

Comments:- May grow to approximately 2.5 Metres (8 ft)

BLackheaded Python



BLackheaded Python   

 

Blackheaded Python

The 3 snakes pictured above are from Northern Queensland stock.

 

LINKS

Husbandry Manual For Black Headed Python
Compiler: Chris Mann

Black-Headed Python Snake Breeding
ReptileChannel.com

 

LINKS OF INTEREST

INFORMATION ABOUT AUSTRALIAN PYTHONS
by John Fowler

PYTHON SPECIES OF THE WORLD
by John Fowler

BOA SPECIES OF THE WORLD
by John Fowler

 

 

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Updated July 2, 2014