Reptiles and Amphibians!

Carpet Python (Moriela spilota)

  • Found in Australia (except central western and extreme southeastern regions) and New Guinea
  • They live in a variety of habitats from eastern coastal rain forests to central desert areas
  • Carpet Pythons are named for their beautiful markings, which resemble an oriental carpet pattern
  • Can live more than 20 years in their natural environment
  • Even though a carpet python is not warm-blooded, a female can raise her body temperature by twitching her muscles
  • This muscular activity creates enough warmth to incubate the eggs. The incubation temperature of the eggs may determine the young snakes’ sexes, just as with some other reptiles

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  1. just-beyond-the-edge reblogged this from herplove and added:
    I got me one of these! Only thing is mine is a beautiful cross breed 50% diamond python and 50% Jungle Carpet Python...
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    hrrggh I was planning to try to pick up one of these at the White Plains show!
  6. reptilefacts reblogged this from fortheloveofherpetology and added:
    Carpet Python (Morelia spilota)
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    lovely snakes :)
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    I’d like to have a carpet of carpet pythons.
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