Spotted Python

Spotted Python

The Spotted Python is one of the shortest python species, only growing to be about a meter. The "spots" are really blotches of dark brown on a light brown background on their bodies.

 

FAST FACTS
SCIENTIFIC NAME ANTARESIA MACULOSA
WHERE IN THE WILD? WET FORESTS, DRY WOODLANDS, RIVER BANKS, ROCKY AREAS, CAVES OF NORTHEAST TO EASTERN COAST OF AUSTRALIA
WHAT'S ON THE MENU? BATS, SMALL LIZARDS, SMALL MAMMALS, REPTILES, BIRDS
LIFE EXPECTANCY MORE THAN 20 YEARS