White-lipped python.
White-lipped python.

White-lipped Python

The white-lipped python is a species of python from the islands around Australia and New Guinea.

White-lipped python.

White-lipped python (Liasis albertisii), Toronto Zoo.

The white-lipped python is a relatively lesser known snake, nevertheless the species has made it into the pet trade and some people do keep one as a pet. The needs of captive white lipped pythons are less well known as those of more common pythons species and they are relatively challenging to keep. If you have no previous experience keeping pythons you definitely should not get one as your first snake or first python.

White-lipped python.

Further Readings:

Leiopython on Wikipedia.
White-lipped python on the Toronto Zoo website.
Leiopython albertisii on coldbloodcreations.com.
White-Lipped Python (Leiopython albertisii) Care Sheet.
The Wonderful World of Whitelipped Pythons – CaptiveBred Reptile Forums, Reptile Classified, Forum.
Last updated: January 14, 2016

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