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On green pythons : the ecology and conservation of Morelia viridis

Wilson, David John Dowling


The green python Morelia viridis is a most striking animal. Individuals are born either brick red or bright yellow and both colours change to green as adults. These colours and the remarkable colour change have long made them of interest to biologists and in demand for the pet trade. Despite this interest nothing is known of their distribution, biology or ecology in the wild. Here I address this knowledge gap by presenting results from the first detailed study of the species, at Iron Range on...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006-05
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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