Diamond Python (Morelia spilota)

The Diamond Python is a large non-venomous snake. It is usually yellow with a tight pattern of black spots and larger yellow spots on black, roughly diamond in shape.

The Diamond Python is found throughout eastern New South Wales and southern Queensland.

Diurnal & nocturnal. Terrestrial & aboreal. Catches & eats mammals, birds, other reptiles & amphibians. Can be seen basking in the sun.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Family: Pythonidae
Genus: Morelia
Species: spilota
Last Updated: 29-12-2018