||It is a small, slender
species of python. It is leaf green with flecks of blue,
white or yellow with a broken stripe of yellow or white
down the back. The head is so large it looks disproportionate
to the width of the body. The crown of the head is covered
with small, irregular scales.
New Guinea and adjacent islands, Cape York Peninsula,
Australia and Aru Island
||5' - 7'
||It should be tall instead
of wide for Arboreal reptiles. (e.g. Wooden
||Typically a horizontal
branch is essential for it to stay and live on. A couple
of additional branches are advisable. (e.g. Habba
Tree , Sand-Blasted
||Soil, moss (e.g. Forest
Bed , Forest Moss),
barks (e.g. Repti Bark,
give heat and help monitoring by infrared lamps (e.g.
Nightlight Red Bulb, Infrared
Heat Lamp) where the light is invisible for it but
||30 - 32 ¢XC -- basking
spot (e.g. Basking
26 - 28 ¢XC -- cooler area (e.g. Daylight
23 - 27 ¢XC -- at night (e.g. Nightlight
Red Bulb, Infrared
Heat Lamp, Ceramic
||a large water tank (e.g.
Rock water dish)
should be always available.
small mammals, lizards, frogs and birds
||Rodents (e.g. mice, rats)
often to feed?
||once every 5 - 7 days
for hatchlings to juveniles;
once every 10 - 14 days for adults
||1. Feed it in the dark.
2. Do not ever move your hands near when it is feeding.
3. Do not handle it till a day after the feed.
||female lays about 15 -
20 eggs on the forest floor