Morelia spilota spilota or the Diamond Python
Did you know...
- The diamond python have the most southerly distribution of any Australian python, reaching as far south as Victoria.
- Like all pythons, diamond python lays eggs which are then incubated and defended by the female. Once the young have emerged, the mum no longer cares for them.
- These pythons are ambush predators with large home ranges that often overlap. They move around seasonally to occupy well-camouflaged positions or hibernate in winter months.
Where Diamond Python can be found in Australia: