Green Tree Python

Morelia viridis

Body Length:3.9–6.6'; will occasionally reach 7'
Weight: 6–13 lbs
Geographic Distribution:New Guinea and surrounding islands, eastern Indonesia, and the northeast coast of the Cape York Peninsula in Australia
Habitat:Tropical rainforests, monsoon forests, dense bamboo thickets, and forest margins
Wild Diet:Birds, rodents, and lizards
Zoo Diet:Rodents of appropriate size
Status in the Wild:Least Concern

The green tree python is bright or dull emerald green with thin white or yellow spots and stripes. They have a large head that is distinctly shaped compared to the rest of their body. Males tend to be larger than females. Green tree python young can be yellow, red, or brown; all color variations may occur in the same clutch. Males tend to be larger than females.