The Centralian Carpet Python has a moderate body and a board head which is wider than its neck. The colour of the back and sides are terracotta, reddish brown to dark brown with numerous irregular, dark-edged cream blotches and bars. Under surface is white to yellowish.
The Centralian Carpet Python occupies an area within a 200 km radius of Alice Springs.
The lifespan of many of our reptiles has not been studied in great detail, many are considered to live an average of 20 - 30 years.
The average size of the Centralian Carpet Python is 2 metres.
The diet of the Centralian Carpet Python consists of mammals and birds.
The Centralian Carpet Python inhabits dry grassland and scrubland. Shelters in caves, rabbit warrens and hallow trees.
A female Centralian Carpet Python will lay 13 - 47 eggs in a tree hallow. The female will remain coiled around the eggs to help with incubation and to protect the eggs from predators.