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Green Tree Python Morelia viridian

NATURAL HABITAT
The Green tree python is found in the bushes, trees and shrubs of the rainforest.

DIET
IN THE WILD – Small mammals, reptiles and birds
IN THE ZOO – Mice and rats

FASCINATING FACTS

  • Capture prey by striking in an s-shaped position while hanging on branches
  • Loop over branches like a saddle with head in the middle to rest
  • Large teeth help to catch prey
  • Females wrap around eggs to incubate them
  • Juveniles are typically yellow, red or dark brown
  • Visitors in 2016
    Visitors in 2016

    234,000

  • CAMPERS IN 2016
    CAMPERS IN 2016

    2,600

  • CREATURES CARED FOR
    CREATURES CARED FOR

    400