Python, Carpet

Python, Carpet

Morelia spilota

Vital Statistics

Height:

6 - 12 feet long

Weight:

Diet:

Six rats every third Sunday of a month

Conservation:

Status: Least Concern

Geographic Region

Wet tropical to arid desserts in Australia and New Guinea

At The Zoo

World of Adaptations

Did You Know?

Carpet pythons ambush prey along animal trails, then it by strangulation, tightening its hold each time the animal exhales.