How much does a Olive Python cost?
When they were first offered for sale they were commanding prices of over $25,000 per animal. Today you can expect to pay around 5,000 for a hatchling. Olive Pythons are BIG snakes – regularly reaching the three metre mark, with rare individuals attaining lengths of up to four metres.
What reptiles are legal in Western Australia?
Licence Fee: $40 a year. With this licence you can keep the following species Stimson’s pythons, south-western carpet snakes, oblong turtles, western netted dragons, stripe-tailed pygmy monitors, plus some skinks, geckoes and frogs.
What snakes can you own in Western Australia?
There are four categories of licences ranging from category 2 to category 5 (there is no category 1). Owners must be aged over 18 from category 3 upwards. Suitable starter snakes are the Stimson’s python, the South-west carpet python and the woma python (also known as Ramsay’s python and sand python).
Are Olive Pythons good pets?
Most Olive Pythons have an aggressive feeding response which is another factor that makes this snake unsuitable for beginners. However, if handled regularly they can become quite docile and make great pets for advanced hobbyists.
Are olive pythons rare?
Terrarium: Olive Pythons are a very large arboreal snake, the enclosure needs to be large enough to provide large horizontal logs to bask themselves on, multiple large hide rocks and maintain a thermal gradient….OLIVE PYTHON.
|Common Name:||Olive Python|
|Status:||Rare – Category 5|
|Size:||TL 4500 – 6500mm|
Are ball pythons legal in Australia?
The Ball python is a popular pet that is illegal in Australia.
How do I get a reptile licence in WA?
Application forms are available by clicking the relevant attachment in the table. For licence types with no attachment, please contact Wildlife Licensing Section on [email protected] or (08) 9219 9000 (and select the Wildlife Licensing option).
Are there pythons in Perth?
Twenty-four species of snake have been recorded from the Perth metropolitan area. They belong to four families: the blind-snakes, the pythons, the elapid snakes and the sea-snakes. Blind-snakes are small, slender, burrowing, non-venomous reptiles, which at first sight could be mistaken for earth-worms.
How big do Australian Olive Pythons get?
The second largest Python species in Australia, the Olive Python grows on average to 3.5 metres however the sub-species which is found in the Pilbara region of Western Australia frequently reaches 5 metres.
What’s the biggest snake in Australia?
The scrub python is found throughout the tropical rainforests of far north Queensland, Papua New Guinea and Indonesia. They are the largest snake species to call Australia home. They can reach up to eight metres long and weigh in excess of 25 kilograms!
How big do Australian olive pythons get?