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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(or AMETHYSTINE) PYTHON
(was Morelia) kinghorni
(was Morelia amethistina kinghorni)
Note that the name Morelia (Simalia) amethistina is now only used to describe "New Guinea Amethystine Pythons"
©2018 John Fowler and Rachel Barnes
The sub adult Scrub Python above was removed from the middle of a road near Tully Qld after being clipped by a car. It was resting in a coil.
Rachel Barnes holds the head end of a Scrub Python for a Channel 7 News story about a Scrub python stolen from Cleland Wildlife Park
The picture above is of a sub-adult animal from Cairns, Queensland. The snake pictured below is from from Cape Tribulation National Park, Qld.