(Morelia spilota spilota)
The diamond python is the earliest known carpet python, first described by the French naturalist Lacapede in 1804 from specimens found near the first settlements around Sydney Harbour. Today we know they range over eastern, coastal Australia from the north-eastern tip of Victoria through to the top of New South Wales.
Across the area occupied by diamond pythons, it is our experience that they can vary considerably in colour and pattern. Our personal preference is the form found near Gosford in New South Wales because of their well formed diamonds and lovely golden colour. Consequently, as shown above, all the diamond pythons we are keeping and breeding now originate from the Gosford area. We have been breeding diamonds for nearly a decade and the offspring we are producing are 4th generation captive bred.
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