If viewing images in the lightbox viewer by clicking on an image, please allow a few second between each image as some images are large to retain their quality and size. At this size they feed on large possums, and maybe even unwary cats. It’s every Australian’s worst nightmare – well, probably everyone’s worst: making a cup of tea in the kitchen, only to have two massive snakes fall through your kitchen ceiling. This service is not just for Queensland snake identification but for all snake id across Australia. Last modified on Wed 2 Sep 2020 04.37 BST. It is not intended to be comprehensive nor does it constitute to be exact in every circumstances. Yet he never lost the support of millions of Americans. They do an excellent job of keeping the rat population down. Female carpet python lay from 5 to 50 eggs, with larger females laying more eggs. Retiree David Tait received a bit of a shock on Monday when he found two carpet snakes had tumbled on to the kitchen floor at his home north of Brisbane… General description: Large, heavy bodied snake with a highly variable, mottled & blotched pattern and color. During the mating season, several males will often aggregate around a single female and fight with each other to see who gets to mate with her. This species occupies all habitats from dense rainforest to dry woodland areas and are … The juveniles are similarly patterned, but often in shades of brown rather than olive green. 'Spot the snake time! Mostly white to cream on the underside. Residents are urged to clean up their untidy backyards to avoid an unwelcome guest making themselves at home. They are very commonly kept in captivity and have a variety of appearances and sizes. Advanced Search; Vote for BP.Net for the 2013 Forum of the Year! Queenslanders are also urged to lock their vehicles after a 2.5 metre coastal carpet python was found curled up behind the steering wheel in Capalaba, south-west of Brisbane last week. Queensland snake catcher Bryan Robinson issued the warning after he was called to a Corinda home in Brisbane's west last Friday to capture a 2.5metre carpet python. After four... Nancy on the brink? For snake catchers, the period is a boon for business. Please be patient while our image gallery loads. (CNN) A man in Brisbane, Australia, returned home to find two huge snakes had fallen through his kitchen ceiling on Monday. DOMINIC SANDBROOK: Outrageous. Midbody scales in 40 – 60 rows. At this size they feed on large possums, and maybe even unwary cats. Local distribution: Recorded from all suburbs of the Greater Brisbane region including the inner city with highest densities occurring in leafy suburbs such as The Gap, Chapel Hill, Kenmore and Holland Park, Daisy Hill. Boorish. The carpet pythons measured around 2.9 meters (9.5 feet) and 2.5 … Large specimens can take small suburban pets such as dogs, cats and guinea pigs with smaller specimens taking caged birds. 'The cleaner your yard is, the more obvious snakes are,' Mr Robinson told 7news.com.au. Copyright applies, Return to Snakes of South East Queensland. At just over 3 meters long, this is almost as big as they typically get around Brisbane however they do grow to a total of 4.5 meters, particularly further north where feeding conditions remain optimal throughout the year for this nocturnal hunter. Non Venomous  Large specimens can take small suburban pets such as dogs, cats and guinea pigs with smaller specimens taking caged birds. Where do theCoastal Carpet Python dwell in Australia: Advanced Reptile KeepingAustralian WildlifeBasic Reptile KeepingBirthday PartiesCrocodilesFor the TeenagersFrogsLizardsLoot Bag OptionsMammalsOutside School Hours CareParty with BitePet Shop Reptile TrainingShopping Centres & EventsSnakesThe Wildest Web Site AroundVenomous SnakesWorkplace Reptile Safety TrainingOur Animal DiarySchools - Wildlife PresentationsWho's Who in the ZoomWildlife Shows & Displays, Australian Wildlife | Brisbane | Workplace Reptile Safety Training.