Savu Python

Liasis savuensis

Liasis savuensis is a small python in the family Pythonidae.
Savu Island python Captive breeding specimen.

Native to the tiny 16 x 9 km Savu Island in Indonesia. A small python, never exceeding 1.5 metres. The Savu python’s outstanding features include brilliant iridescence and its noticeably white eyes.  Indonesia,Liasis savuensis,Python,Pythonidae,Savu Python,Squamata,White-eyed python,breeding program,captive animal,fauna,reptile,snake

Appearance

Liasis Savuensis has a dark brown base color and is speckled with black blotches. Females normally are darker then the males. This species is know for there bright white eyes, this is why they are also known as White Eyed Python. When born this species has a bright orange/red color which changes into brown after approximately a year. The average length of this species is 120 till 140cm.

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyPythonidae
GenusLiasis
SpeciesLiasis savuensis
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