I found this outstanding video of a carpet python preying on a possum. It’s fascinating to see how they use their bodies to manipulate the prey into position before consuming it.
I remember seeing this image on the internet a few years ago. These females were discovered under plastic gardening sheets in Queensland, Australia. I thought it was a very interesting image. From memory the females were relocated and the eggs were artificially incubated. Python females are extremely good mothers and […]
Hypomelanistic animals are on the opposite side of the melanism spectrum and expresses reduced melanin ( black pigment) production, unlike amelanism where there is no melanin production. The Pythons still display their colour and pattern but it is a lot lighter than normal individuals. In most cases their colour and […]
I was going through some photos and couldn’t help but be inspired to see how the striping has progressed in carpet Pythons over the years. Striping in Carpet Pythons is dependent on multiple alleles, in comparison with two alleles for most of the reproducible carpet python mutations. The more alleles […]