Animal Kingdom Animals

Green Tree Python Morelia viridian

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

Diet at 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