Jungle or coastal?

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  1. Waterrat

    Waterrat Almost Legendary

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    Is this a jungle or coastal python?

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    Coastal!! Love it-where'd you find that?
     
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    Very nice coastal :)
     
  4. LizardLady

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    Yep, Coastal! Very nice one, at that! :)
     
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    If you're asking Mr Waterrat I'm thinking trick question...?
     
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    Not at all. It was in my friend's garden in a dense rainforest near Kuranda. By the book, it should be a jungle. There you go!

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    Kuranda carpet
     
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    Cant enlarge it, but looks coastal, found one very similar in Kuranda in 2000
     
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    It's a morelia spilota sp. A carpet python. ;)
     
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    What is morelia spilota sp. ??? ;)
     
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    A vague term for all carpets lol, but I guess it's safe to call this one morelia spilota kuranda
     
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    Dear god, another one! Spilota = python equivalent of "Smith".
     
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    lovely example!!
     
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    It looks like a jungle the brown splodges on the side are to well defined to be a pure coastal so at least i would say half half .
     
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    Funny, as i bought this as a "kuranda carpet".... I've always assumed its a jungle...

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    Looks like a Karanda Carpet Python to me. lol

    And its quite possible this is a Karanda Carpet python too.
    There is always a lot of variation in each area etc .
    Does not make them a seperate sub species IMO .
     
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    I reckon that first one is cheynei anyway.
     
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