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INLAND CARPET PYTHON
also called
Murray Darling Carpet Snake
or
Victorian Carpet snake
(Morelia spilota metcalfei)

Murray Darling Carpet Snake (Morelia spilota metcalfei) photographed at Prestige Pythons
Murray Darling Carpet Snake (Gammon range patterning) (Morelia spilota metcalfei) photographed at Prestige Pythons


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Distribution of Murray Darling Carpet Snake (Morelia spilota metcalfei) (Qld, NSW, Vic, SA) is Reddish Brown in the map above and is approximate only!
Note that the distribution map is a very rough guide only, in some areas there are intergrades between the subspecies, and snakes from those areas may be hard to categorize as they may have characteristics of more than one subspecies.

Also note that the Centralian Carpet Snake, (Morelia bredli) was downgraded to a subspecies for a while but has now regained its full species status and is not shown on this map, - Click here for distribution map of (Morelia bredli)


Murray Darling Carpet Snake (Morelia spilota metcalfei) (Captive animal)


Murray Darling Carpet Snake (Morelia spilota metcalfei)
Murray Darling Carpet Snake (Morelia spilota metcalfei) photographed at Prestige Pythons

Morelia spilota metcalfei
Murray Darling Carpet Snake (Morelia spilota metcalfei) (Captive animal)



This Murray Darling Carpet Snake (Morelia spilota metcalfei) is from the Flinders, Ranges, South Australia

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This Murray Darling Carpet Snake (Morelia spilota metcalfei) is from the Flinders, Ranges, South Australia.

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Information sign on the Clifftop Walk at Snake Gully, Waikerie, South Australia


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