Macklot’s Python

The Macklot’s Python (Liasis mackloti) is a snake, and a reptile. It is also known as the White-Lipped Python.

The Macklot’s Python can be black-brown to greenish with yellowish sides and a white belly. Its belly is usually patterned with small yellow or black spots. Its lip is yellowish-white. It has blue eyes.

Macklot’s Python

Macklot’s Python

 

It measures about 213 centimetres (84 inches) in length.

The Macklot’s Python is native to Indonesia, East Timor, Papua New Guinea, and the north coast of Australia.

It is oviparous, which means that the female lays eggs.

Macklot’s Python

Macklot’s Python

Macklot’s Python

Macklot’s Python

Macklot’s Python

Macklot’s Python

Macklot’s Python

Macklot’s Python

Macklot’s Python

Macklot’s Python
Macklot’s Python

[Location of photographs: Tbilisi Zoo, Georgia]

Photographer: Martina Nicolls

Martina Nicolls: SIMILAR BUT DIFFERENT IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM

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