Boelen’s Python

Baby Boelen’s pythons are reddish brown when they hatch from eggs, and they turn black when about two years old. Their habitat is montane rainforest.


  • Scientific Name: Morelia boeleni
  • Range: New Guinea
  • Status in the Wild: Threatened
  • Location in the Zoo: Reptiles and Amphibians Building
  • Cool Animal Fact: Discovered in 1953, they can grow up to 3 meters in length.