Meet Our Animals > Green Tree Python
Quick Facts
Native to Eastern Indonesia, New Guinea, northeast Australia
Primary Diet Tree lizards, birds, and small mammals
Adult Weight 2 to 5 pounds
Lifespan 15 to 20 years
Status Least Concern

Green Tree Python

These pythons have a prehensile tail that helps them climb and catch prey. They dangle their tail to attract prey before they strike. Pythons may not need to eat for several weeks or months after having a meal.