Photo by Andy Smyth, Photographer. ©
of captive bred D'Albert's pythons was obtained in 1991/92 and on
maturity successful breeding followed. The young have been retained
in the collection.
a long time the D'Albert's python was considered to be a sub-species
of the Brown Water
python (Liasis fuscus), though modern thought has been to consign
Liasis fuscus to another species Macklot's python (Liasis mackloti).
D'Albert's python occurs in Southern New Guinea and nearby islands
of the Torres Straits.