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Black-headed Pythons – Facts Sheet

Natural History

Black-headed Pythons come from the open plains and rocky outcrops of central QLD to the gulf country of NT through to the Pilbara of Western Australia. They are a terrestrial species that prefers to exploit burrows and loose ground litter than climbing in trees or shrubs. They are active hunters with large appetites, primarily feeding on reptiles, but will also consume small and large mammals, frogs and small birds.

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Centralian Carpet Pythons – Facts Sheet

Natural History

Centralian Carpet Pythons are a medium species of python from the central parts of Australia, ranging from Alice Springs to Uluru in the Northern Territory. They are naturally occurring in and around rocky escarpments and outcrops, tree-lined creek beds and open plains. They are agile climbers on rock faces, in shrubs and trees and across the ground. They are active hunters, feeding on small and large mammals, reptiles and frogs as well as birds.

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Centralian Bearded Dragons – Fact Sheets

Natural History

Centralian Bearded Dragons are a medium-sized species of dragon from the central parts of Australia, ranging from western NSW (Bourke) and southwestern Queensland (Cunnamulla) to Alice Springs in the Northern Territory. They are naturally occurring on the open grass plains, on Spinifex dominated sandy soils and dunes, open woodlands and rocky outcrops. They are visual, daytime hunters, feeding on large quantities of insects, as well as small mammals and reptiles. They also feed on large amounts of herbaceous plants, flowers and berries.

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Children’s Pythons – Fact Sheet

Natural History

Children’s Pythons are a small species of python from the northern parts of Australia, ranging from Mt Isa in Queensland to the Kimberley of Western Australia. They are naturally occurring in and around rocky escarpments and outcrops, associated open woodlands and grassy plains. They are agile climbers on rock faces, small shrubs and across the ground, but do not venture into large trees. They are active hunters, feeding on small mammals, reptiles and frogs as well as bats and small birds.

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Diamond Pythons – Fact Sheets

Natural History

Diamond Pythons are a medium species of python from the coastal regions of NSW, from Eden in the south to Port Macquarie in the north. They are naturally occurring in and around rocky escarpments and outcrops, tree-lined creek beds and open woodlands, as well as classic Blue Mountains bush. They are agile climbers on rock faces, in shrubs and trees and across the ground. They are active hunters, feeding on small and large mammals, reptiles and frogs as well as birds.

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“Honey” Jungle Carpet Pythons – Fact Sheet

Natural History

Honey Jungles are a medium species of python from the ancient volcanic jungles of the Atherton Tablelands in Qld. They are naturally occurring in a small pocket of dense to open woodlands in the tablelands known as the “Crater Lakes”. They are agile climbers in trees and shrubs and across the ground. They are active hunters, feeding on small and large mammals, reptiles and frogs as well as birds.

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Inland Carpet Pythons – Fact Sheets

Natural History

Inland Carpet Pythons are a medium species of python from central-west to western parts of NSW, fringing the QLD border and SA ranges in Australia. They are naturally occurring in and around rocky escarpments and outcrops, tree-lined creek beds and open plains, as well as their stronghold – the redgums and river gums lining the mighty Murray Darling River system. They are agile climbers on rock faces, in shrubs and trees and across the ground. They are active hunters, feeding on small and large mammals, reptiles and frogs as well as birds.

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Knob Tail Geckoes – Fact Sheets

Natural History

Knob tailed Geckoes are small lizards that range across the arid centre of Australia. These little geckoes burrow into compacted and loose soil during the day and are found traversing open sandy plains during the night. They are a completed ground gecko, lacking the “sucking” toes of their relatives. Their small, almost shrivelled tail is non-autonomous (meaning they can’t drop it like other geckoes and skinks can)

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Spotted Pythons – Fact Sheets

Natural History

Spotted Pythons are a small species of python from the northern parts of Eastern Australia, ranging from the Byron Bay Hinterland in NSW to Cape York in Queensland. They are naturally occurring in and around rocky escarpments and outcrops, associated open woodlands and grassy plains. They are agile climbers on rock faces, small shrubs and across the ground, but do not venture into large trees. They are active hunters, feeding on small mammals, reptiles and frogs as well as bats and small birds.

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Stimson’s Pythons – Fact Sheets

Natural History

Stimson’s Pythons are a small species of python from the arid interior of Australia, ranging from Central and South Western Queensland to Broome in Western Australia. They are naturally occurring in and around rocky escarpments and outcrops, associated open woodlands and grassy plains, dry creek beds and some dunes. They are agile climbers on rock faces, small shrubs and across the ground, but do not venture into large trees. They are active hunters, feeding on small mammals, reptiles and frogs as well as bats and small birds.

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Velvet Geckoes – Fact Sheet

Natural History

Velvet Geckoes are small lizards that range across most of Australia except the arid deserts. Found under fallen bark and leaves, under bark on trees, in crevices and small caves caved from stone, within rock jumbles and also traversing open plains during the night, they have learnt to exploit many environments. Having a type of suction on their toes allows them to climb vertical and the underside of horizontal surfaces with ease, chasing down insect meals wherever they may be.

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Pygmy Bearded Dragons – Fact Sheet

Natural History

Pygmy Bearded Dragons are small to medium-sized species of dragons from the central-western parts of Queensland, specifically a small area surrounding the township of Winton. They are naturally occurring on the open ‘Black-soil plains’, dominated by seasonal grasses, few trees, and the annual ‘wet’. They are visual, daytime hunters, feeding on large quantities of insects, as well as small reptiles. They also feed on large amounts of herbaceous plants, grasses and flowers. 

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