The Water Python

Water Python caught in Freshwater

Water Python caught in Freshwater

I have always found the humble water python to be an absolute pleasure to relocate. The water python’s beautiful yellow belly is a perfect match for it’s mellow temperament. If it were a primary school child, the water python would get an award for behavior. The scrub python however, would spend a bit of time in detention….

This prime specimen was relocated earlier this morning in Freshwater. Water pythons have a glossy back which is brown to black in colour and bright to dull yellow belly. They are more active at night and feed mainly on birds and small mammals. Many water pythons will lay eggs at this time of year. Female water pythons look after their clutch of eggs which are occasionally exposed during earthworks,

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