Blonde A. maculosa locality

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  1. Foozil

    Foozil Well-Known Member

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    G'day,

    Does anyone know what locality/region blonde macs are from? Or are they just line bred normals? Please share your opinions!

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  2. GBWhite

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    Hi Foozil,

    I just messaged Bob and got this reply. Seems they do come from far Nth Qld.

    "After years of searching I finally found them at Cooktown. I now know Cooktown is their northern limit and Port Douglas their southern range. Also found from the coast and up the eastern side of the Atherton Ranges".

    Cheers,

    George.
     
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    Foozil Well-Known Member

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    Fantastic, thanks for asking him!
     
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    Pauls_Pythons Subscriber Subscriber Power Seller

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    Thats awesome George.
    Like you I had thought they were just a 'created' morph for want of a better description.
    Nice to know they are linked back to a locale.
     
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    Yes, they did come from the Cape York Maccies, though they only barely showed the traits back then. They have been selectively bred for colour and pattern since.
     
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