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AUSTRALIAN OLIVE PYTHON
(Liasis olivaceus olivaceus)

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

Comments:- May grow to approximately 3 Metres (10 ft)

AND THE

PILBARA OLIVE PYTHON

(Liasis olivaceus barroni)

Distribution:- Pilbara region of Western Australia

Comments:- Generally larger than (Liasis olivaceus olivaceus) - May grow to over 4 Metres (over 14 ft)

Very large pythons should be treated with extreme care!

OLIVE PYTHON - Liasis olivaceus - Reptiles of Australia
Large adult Olive Python (Liasis olivaceus)


Approximate distribution of the Olive Python Liasis olivaceus
Approximate distribution of the Olive Python (Liasis olivaceus)

OLIVE PYTHON - Liasis olivaceus - Reptiles of Australia
Olive Python (Liasis olivaceus)

OLIVE PYTHON - Liasis olivaceus - Reptiles of Australia
Young adult Olive Python (Liasis olivaceus)

 

OLIVE PYTHON - Liasis olivaceus - Reptiles of Australia 
Large adult Olive Python (Liasis olivaceus)
Gavin Foreman from "Scales & Tails" with his Olive Python that was used by Alice Cooper in an Adelaide Concert.

Note that this species should not be confused with the Papuan Olive Python Apodora (or Liasis) papuana or the Australian Water Python (Liasis fuscus)

 

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