About this object

Light or greyish brown with dark, broad band extending along back, the centre of which runs an irregular series of wavy, yellowish white elongated blotches or streaks. Flanks lightly spotted with black and marked with large dark blotches, sometimes with pale centres. Top of the head dark brown marked with yellowish white line from snout back through the eye. Below whitish with dark brown or black blotches. Length up to 6 m.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    1987.143.229
  • Scientific name
    Python sebae (Gmelin, 1788)
  • Classification
    REPTILIA SERPENTES BOIDAE
  • Common name
    African Rock Python
  • Collector
    unrecorded
  • Date collected
    unrecorded
  • Place collected
    unrecorded
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Natural Science
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