Jungle Carpet Python

Morelia spilota cheynei

Jungles are characterised by beautiful, bold markings and are one of the smallest of the carpet python species, both of which make them a popular captive python. Their name suggests they only inhabit rainforest environments, however they are also found in modified, fragmented habitats. The most stunning Jungles are black and gold however the ones from the Julatten area in Tropical North Queensland are black and white.


From: The coastal regions of northern Qld.


Adult Length: Approx 1.8m.


Suggested Enclosure Requirements:The most arboreal (tree-dwelling) of the carpet python species, Jungles enjoy branches placed at different heights within the enclosure to allow climbing. Minimum size: 100 x 60 x 60 cm. Temperature gradient: 25 – 30°C


Licence required (Victoria): Private Wildlife Licence - Basic

Example of hatchling

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Hatchling details

Hatched:18/12/2012

Feeding well on: Mice

Males: $200-$300

Females: $200-$300

Price will vary depending on individual colouration and patterning.

Licence No: 12819171-A

Examples of adults

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