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.
Average 2m in length.
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 hollow trees.
A female Centralian Carpet Python will lay 13 - 47 eggs in a tree hollow. The female will remain coiled around the eggs to help with incubation and to protect the eggs from predators.