The best known of Australia's non-venomous snakes, varying in size from 60 cm to 600 cm, they are found from the islands in the Southern Ocean to the northern Kimberley and beyond.

Black-headed Python (Aspidites melanocephalus) from Sandfire, Western Australia

Woma or Sand Python (Aspidites ramsayi) from Port Hedland, Western Australia

Pygmy Python (Antaresia perthensis) from Harding Dam, Western Australia

Stimson's Python (Antaresia stimsoni stimsoni) from Broome, Western Australia

South-western Carpet Python (Morelia spilota imbricata) from Two Rocks, Western Australia

Olive Python (Liasis olivaceus) from Kimberley Region, Western Australia

Here Murray, a good bloke and Goldfields identity, shows his grandchildren a wild South-western carpet python. Education like this will benefit Aussie fauna far more than any regulation will ever do!

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