A rare sighting.

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  1. Frog1974

    Frog1974 Active Member

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    Went for a drive yesterday for a looky see and all the usual stuff, thorny devils, sand goannas and beardies. Then something I have never seen before and didn't even think they existed. Hawk eye G/F spotted the ultra rare Southern middle back ranges carpet python. View attachment 268316 View attachment 268317 View attachment 268318

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    Crappy pics because all we had were iphones.
     
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    awesome find! but i couldnt find Southern middle back ranges carpet python in my ID book :p
     
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    Rare indeed then. They are out there. South Australian carpet python maybe?
     
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    Most likely imbricata south west carpet. Has a home in the gammon ranges sa. Possibly this?

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    [​IMG] Looks a bit like this, this is Gary my Gammon Ranges carpet male.
     
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    This was sighted near Kimba in the middleback ranges, not at all close to the Gammon ranges.
     
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    Beautiful looking animal indeed, well done.
     
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    where did you find this Morelia sp. imbricata?
     
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    On a dirt road on the way to Kimba.
     
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    i cant see the attachment
     
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    Jonno from ERD Very Well-Known Member

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    G'day Frogs,

    I know the Middlebacks well and have seen most species that it has to offer...apart from Carpets. Very keen to see the photos but they don't seem to be working? Have you seen the Stimsons that are close by? Bardicks?
     
  13. i cant see the photos either
     
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    GeckoRider Doesn't Own Geckos

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    Cant see the picture..
     
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    Nope no pics... :(
     
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    The pictures worked at the time this was first posted.
     
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