Spotted python wound around the branches of a tree at night

Spotted python

Spotted pythons are small Australian pythons that prefer to live in caves and crevices. They are adept at catching flying bats in the dark recesses of their caves.

Scientific name: Antaresia maculosa

Rank: Species

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Distribution

Map showing the distribution of the Spotted python taxa

Species range provided by WWF's Wildfinder.

The Spotted python can be found in a number of locations including: Australia. Find out more about these places and what else lives there.

Habitats

The following habitats are found across the Spotted python distribution range. Find out more about these environments, what it takes to live there and what else inhabits them.

Behaviours

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Additional data source: Animal Diversity Web

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