Diamond Python


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:

The diamond python is one of the subspecies in the diamond/carpet python group.