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Centralian carpet python

centralian carpet python (Morelia bredli)
MacDonnell Ranges, Northern Territory
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Morelia bredli - (Gow, 1981)
Pronunciation  more-AY-lee-ah   BRED-ul-ee
Etymology  Morelia: unknown, but possibly after the town in Mexico.
bredli: Named after Joe Bredl.
Other names   
Total length
Species avg: 200 cm
Clutch size
Length and clutch size information comes from a variety of sources, but primarily from Shine (1991) and Cogger (2000).
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Rocky ranges of central Australia and the surrounding woodlands.

Found in the following Australian states/territories

Northern Territory


Rocky hills, gorges, and eucalypt woodland, especially along river edges.

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