amethystine python

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Noun1.amethystine python - a python having the color of amethyst
python - large Old World boas
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From ferns known to have lived when dinosaurs roamed the planet to the cassowary bird, one of Australia's most endangered species - and the country's longest snake, Amethystine Python. Take a Daintree River cruise and keep a keen eye out for a creature virtually unchanged from the dinosaur age, the estuarine crocodile.
According to a description on the ( official website of the James Cook University , the scrub python which is also known as the amethystine python, is the largest snake found in Australia.
Matthew recalled: "I had an eight-foot amethystine python in the coconut tree in my backyard of my house and a six-foot garden python in my shed.