Species information

 

Childrens Python

Anteresia childreni

Anteresia childreni - Childrens Python

 

Common name

Childrens Python

Scientific name

Anteresia childreni

Family

Boidae

Appearance

The childrens python is a small python which has a base colour of brown/tan and darker irregular spots along the back. Hatchlings usually display brighter colours than adults.

 

Locality

Australia.

 

Adult size

3-4ft.

 

Approx lifespan

15-20 years.

 

REcomended vivarium size

30x18x15in

 

Basic set up type

Dry woodland/aridland. Hides should be provided at both the warm and the cool end.

 

Diet

The diet of the Childrens Python should be made up of rodents.

 

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