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Carpet python - Morelia spilota About 2 meters long and suning itselfs on some vegetation on the beach in winter . Australia,Carpet python,Fall,Geotagged,Morelia spilota Click/tap to enlarge

Carpet python - Morelia spilota

About 2 meters long and suning itselfs on some vegetation on the beach in winter .

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  1. I was told that as it is winter , this snake would not be seen out and about this time in the year. On that day it was a pleasant 18c in the shade and it decided to have a sunbath on some beach vegetation. It was only about 30 meters from the water . Posted 14 days ago

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''Morelia spilota'' is a large snake of the Pythonidae family found in Australia, Indonesia and New Guinea. There are 6 subspecies listed by ITIS, commonly referred to as Carpet and Diamond pythons.

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by Ernst
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Uploaded Aug 9, 2019. Captured Jun 6, 2019 11:01 in 8 Augusta Pl, Mollymook Beach NSW 2539, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 650D
  • f/14.0
  • 1/128s
  • ISO400
  • 62mm