Facts about Boelen's Python snakes. "Scientific name for Boelen's Python snake is Morelia boeleni". The Boelen's Python snake Is a Morelia type of nontoxic python that comes from the Pythonidae family. The Boelen's Python snakes are native to the mountains of New Guinea, and they are also called Morelia Boeleni. The unique and well-known Boelen's Python snake obtains the maximum possible legal fortification in Papua New Guinea. This snake variety is locally recognized as Papa Graun or Blu Moran. The Boelen's Python snake are largely found in Indonesia along the western parts of New Guinea in the Wissel Lake area and in Central and Morobe, the provinces of the Eastern Highlands and Goodenough Island in Papua New Guinea. The Boelen's Python snake lives in forested montane areas of more than (3280 feet) 1,000 meters height. It is usually encountered on the woodland floor, but is also considered to be a clever climber.
Features of Boelen's Python snake
The Boelen's Python snake is a medium length snake, and it has a stout body, with a big head. The upper side color pattern of the adult Boelen's Python snake is dark purplish-black or bluish-black and the anterior component of underside is white to light yellow in color. The white color extends up the flanks as a sequence of streaks. The lower and upper lips are as well, decorated with light or white color labial scales. The black-colored parts of the Boelen's Python snake are generally iridescent by means of an oil-slick like shine. Juvenile snakes are predominately red in color after coming out of the egg. Steady black pigmentation presents itself as the offspring develops and sheds. The onto-hereditary color charge starts as the young Boelen's Python snake obtains a body length of 3 feet (1 meter).
Nearly all Boelen's Python snakes are brought from the wild. They are very difficult to acclimate productively to captivity. Usually, in the captive, the Boelen's Python snake prefer a home with a temperature of 75 degrees Fahrenheit (24 cel), with a lie around spot, ranging from 90 degrees (32cel) Fahrenheit to 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38cel). The Boelen's Python snake varieties, particularly take pleasure in basking in natural sunshine. The relative dampness of their space is supposed to be approximately 75%.
Diet of Boelen's Python snake
The Boelen's Python snake mainly feeds on lizards, mammals, and birds in the wild. In the captive, these snakes are fed with small rabbits, large rats, or guinea pigs.
Behavior of Boelen's Python snake
The BBoelen's Python snake seems to be fairly clever, and may be more elegant than most other varieties of snakes. The Boelen's Python snakes have a shy nature, but they will sometimes snap to bite if they feel endangered. However, these snakes prefer to hide somewhat than attack. In the wild, occasionally, the Boelen's Python snake lives in trees, but they prefer to live out most of their time in between rocks, or on the earth. These snakes are nocturnal, and shy away from intense light.
Breeding of Boelen's Python snake
The Boelen's Python snake is very complicated to breed while in captivity. Only some numbers of snakes are capable of breeding in captivity when compared to that of in the wild. This fact is the major reason that maintaining the Boelen's Python snakes in captivity is so costly. Though mating in captivity is difficulty, it is hard to get the female snakes to produce eggs. Usually in the wild, the female Boelen's Python snake lays 10 to 20 eggs in each clutch. The juvenile Boelen's Python snakes are born with a body length, ranging from 16 inches to 20 inches. These juvenile snakes take approximately four to five years to obtain there maturity. In the captive, the juvenile snakes are fed with suitably sized mice. If the male and female Boelen's Python snakes are maintained together for breeding, they may assault and consume each other at this time.
The lifespan of the Boelen's Python snake is not known in the wild, in the captive, they live up to 21 years.