Liasis children grey

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Photo Courtesy of: Haley Burgess

(Children’s Python)

FAMILY

Pythonidae

Species

Liasis Children Grey

Common name(s)

Children’s python

Main colour(s)

Light brown dorsal, but with irregular patterns.

Body size

Up to 2 m

Life span

3 years

Campus

Orpheus Island Research Station

Description

The body is roughly cylindrical. They have an irregular cross band. The head has often some small darker spots. They have a white belly.

Habitat

The snake is found in all kind of habitat (arid deserts, tropical rain forests, and mountain forests)

Behaviors

The snake is an opportunistic feeder, and therefore the diet varies a lot.

Danger Level and First Aid

They are non-venomous and do rarely bite humans.

Sites where this species can be found at OIRS

Throughout Orpheus Island

Research that has been undertaken at OIRS

Nil

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