Green Tree Python

Morelia viridis

Did you know?

Green tree pythons do not develop their distinctive vivid green colour until they are six to twelve months old. The young are yellow, red or reddish brown. These nonvenomous snakes sometimes live in the same tree for several years if it provides them with enough food.


  • Habitat

    New Guinea

  • Diet

    Small mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds

  • Size

    up to 180 cm

  • Weight

    approx. 1,1 to 1,6 kg

  • Gestation period

    70 to 90 days, followed by oviposition and brood care 45 to 65 days until hatching of the young.

  • Achievable age

    approx. 15 to 20 years

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