The Ball Python

Do you want to learn about ball pythons?? Well, just read this post to find out about them!!

Ball pythons, also known as the “royal python”, are found in sub-Saharan Africa. They are a non-venomous constrictor and can grow up to 6 feet long. A lot of people ask, “Why does it have ball in its name?” Well, the answer is because when it’s very, very scared, it curls into a ball. Males can get up to 5.5 feet while females can get up to 6 feet.

  • Diet

In the wild, they eat shrews, mice, and rats. Also, some younger pythons may eat birds.

  • Reproduction

The female lays three to eleven rather large leathery eggs. The eggs hatch after fifty-five to sixty days. Python eggs are incubated by the female under the ground.


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Baby ball pythons coming out of eggs.


  • Pets

Ball pythons are great pet snakes because they are small and very docile. Another reason why they are great pets is that they are rated in the top five best pet snakes.

Ball pythons are AWESOME!!!

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