carpet snake

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carpet snake

, python
a large nonvenomous Australian snake, Morelia variegata, having a carpetlike pattern on its back
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The Inland Carpet Python Morelia spilota metcalfei (formerly M.
DSE (2003) Inland Carpet Python Morelia spilota metcalfei.
Heard GW, Black D and Robertson P (2004) Habitat use by the inland carpet python (Morelia spilota metcalfei: Pythonidae): seasonal relationships with habitat structure and prey distribution in a rural landscape.
Heard GW, Robertson P, Black D, Barrow G, Johnson P, Hurley V and Allen G (2006) Canid predation: a potentially significant threat to relic populations of the Inland Carpet Python Morelia spilota metcalfei (Pythonidae) in Victoria.