Animal Diaries Archive
Midnight the Black-headed Python
31 March 2006
In this article I will be telling you about the Black-headed Python. This snake is uniquely Australian (found nowhere else in the world), and there are no prizes for guessing why it is called the Black-headed Python; they have a glossy black head that looks like they have been dipped in a can of black paint. They use this black head to help warm themselves by sticking their head out of hiding, into the sun, without having to expose their whole body to predators.
Our Amazing Black-headed Pythons
The most obvious characteristic of the Black-headed Python is its black head and neck. This species of python is a long slender snake patterned with dark bands ...more