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Scientific Name: 
Morelia viridis
Phylum: 
Chordata
Species class: 
Reptilia
Order: 
Squamata
Family: 
Pythonidae
Genus: 
Morelia
Species: 
viridis
Status: 
Least Concern

Green Pythons live in the rainforests of northern Australia and New Guinea. Their colour allows them to blend in easily with their tropical surroundings. Green Pythons are born bright yellow or orange in colour, they develop the beautiful emerald skin after 1-2 years.

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Source: 
http://www.iucnredlist.org/
Year assessed: 
2010