carpet snake


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carpet snake

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carpet python

n
(Animals) a large nonvenomous Australian snake, Morelia variegata, having a carpetlike pattern on its back
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Noun1.carpet snake - Australian python with a variegated pattern on its back
python - large Old World boas
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Works include upgrades to the existing Carpet Snake Point boat ramp and access causeway, including the construction of a rock groyne which will greatly benefit boaties and fisherman in the local community, Mr Bailey said.
I often check the shed, expecting a carpet snake to have taken up residence, but maybe the eagles, hawks and falcons that patrol the area keep the rodents 'down', and there are thus no 'enticements' in the red shed.