HomeZ_Import Misc

Getting Ahead

Achieve success breeding the beautiful black-headed python.

Obama Administration To Be Sued For Lack Of Loggerhead Sea Turtle Habitat Protection Plan
Reptiles Magazine 0311
Breeder's Notebook: Burmese Mountain Tortoise

Black-headed pythons (Aspidites melanocephalus), also called “tarpots” in Australia, are beautiful snakes known for their obvious black head and neck. They almost appear to have been dipped in black ink. The python’s head and jaws are long, with the head not much wider than the neck. The eyes are black, and the scalation is smooth and glossy. The background color ranges from a light gray to off white to a pale yellow or a light brown.

Want to read the full story? Pick up the May 2010 issue of REPTILES, or subscribe to get 12 months of articles just like this.

Advertisement