Liasis mackloti

Liasis mackloti

Liasis mackloti

(Water Python)

FAMILY

Pythonidae

Species

Liasis mackloti

Common name

Water Python

Main colour

Brown to dark grey

Body size

To 3 m long

Location

Cairns, Townsville

Description

This snake is found in open forested areas particularly near water, it preys on mammals, birds and other reptiles. The very shiny body may be in different shades of brown including olive-brown and grey-brown. The belly is cream to yellowish.