About this object

Large snake with thick body. Dark brown to brick red above, usually with line of light coloured spots along back; sides with large irregular dark-centred blotches, lower parts pale. Head has black fleck behind the eye with dark streak behind which continues on to the neck. Length up to 270 cm.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    1961.2.1
  • Scientific name
    Python curtus Schlegel, 1872
  • Classification
    REPTILIA SERPENTES BOIDAE
  • Common name
    Blood Python
  • Collector
    J R Pippet
  • Date collected
    1960/11/18
  • Place collected
    Asia: South Eastern Asia: Malaysia: Johore: Kluang
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Donated by J.R. Pippet, 1961
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Other number(s)
    Collection Number: 1
Object view = Natural Science
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