Rough Scaled Python
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rough scaled python
Common Name Rough Scaled Python
Scientific Name Morelia carinata
Range Hunter River Gorge, the Kimberley, Western Australia
Status No critical status at this time
Comments This non venomous snake is possibly one of the world's rarest snakes.
It has unique central keeled ridge on the scales on it's back making them rough to the touch.

Equipment Used
( Camera, Lens, Flash, etc.)

Nikon D2X, Nikkor 105mm f/2.8 VR Micro, Nikon SB-800 Speedlight, Quantum Turbo 2X2, SanDisk or Lexar Compact Flash cards
Classification Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Pythonidae
Genus: Morelia
Species: M. carinata

last update 6/22/08
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