Family: Pythonidae (Python family, about 26 species in the world)
Size: About 2.6 metres
Distribution: Northern parts of Australia, as south as the border where SA meets NT and QLD.
Habitat: Not found in the really dry arid regions.
References: Wilson and Swan.
About the Black-headed Python
The Black-headed Python has a very disctinctive black head, neck and throat. The body and tail are cream, brown, or reddish-brown with darker bands.
Photo: Featherdale Wildlife Park, Sydney NSW. High Resolution 3008 x 2000.
Distribution of Black-headed Python: Image by Nrg800 at Wikipedia.
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