Morelia spilota variegata - Carpet Python  
  Boidae  

Heads of female, lower left, and male, upper right. Number and size of scales between eyes are species specific for Morelia.    
 

 

   
       

The Morelia stayed here for half an hour or more much to the consternation of the birds.

   
        
     
Morelia mating. The male is the lighter colored snake.    
       
Male going back "home" after basking.. He rested his head on the female for about 10 minutes and then moved along her body. She followed him about 30 mins later. Both snakes bask for a few hours each day.    
       
The lighter colored male is coiled on top of the female.    
       
Python faeces (poo).