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The White Lipped Python (Leiopython albertisii) is a non-venomous python species native to New Guinea and surrounding islands.

 
Posted : 04/11/2023 12:15 am
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It is a relatively large snake, with females reaching lengths of up to 7 feet. White Lipped Pythons are known for their distinctive black heads and white lips, as well as their iridescent scales.

There are two subspecies of White Lipped Pythons: the Northern White Lipped Python (Leiopython albertisii albertisii) and the Southern White Lipped Python (Leiopython albertisii fredparkeri). The Northern White Lipped Python is the smaller of the two subspecies, and is found in the northern regions of New Guinea. The Southern White Lipped Python is larger and found in the southern regions of New Guinea.

In addition to the two subspecies, there are also a number of different morphs of White Lipped Pythons. Morphs are snakes that have been bred to exhibit specific color and pattern variations. Some of the most popular morphs of White Lipped Pythons include:

  • Albino: Albino White Lipped Pythons have a white head and body with yellow scales. Their eyes are red or pink.
     
  • Black: Black White Lipped Pythons have a black head and body with black scales. Their eyes are black.
  • Golden: Golden White Lipped Pythons have a gold head and body with gold scales. Their eyes are brown or gold.
     
  • Pied: Pied White Lipped Pythons have a mix of black and white scales.
     
  • Spider: Spider White Lipped Pythons have a unique pattern of black and white scales that resembles a spider web.
     

These are just a few of the many different morphs of White Lipped Pythons that are available. With their unique colors and patterns, White Lipped Pythons are a popular choice for reptile enthusiasts.

Here are some other morphs of White Lipped Pythons:

  • Banana: Banana White Lipped Pythons have a yellow head and body with white scales. Their eyes are red or pink.
  • Chocolate: Chocolate White Lipped Pythons have a brown head and body with chocolate brown scales. Their eyes are brown or black.
  • Ivory: Ivory White Lipped Pythons have a white head and body with ivory white scales. Their eyes are blue or gray.
  • Pastel: Pastel White Lipped Pythons have a light yellow head and body with cream-colored scales. Their eyes are brown or blue.
  • Tripod: Tripod White Lipped Pythons have a unique pattern of black and white scales that resembles a tripod.

White Lipped Pythons are beautiful and intelligent snakes, but they are not for everyone. They are a large snake that requires specialized care and housing. If you are considering getting a White Lipped Python, be sure to do your research to make sure that you are prepared to provide them with the proper care.

 
Posted : 04/11/2023 12:15 am

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