Python regius

Ball pythons are a nonvenomous constrictor. They are the smallest of the African pythons, popular in the pet trade and have a docile temperament. The males can be up to six feet with the females being slightly larger. They are stocky and have smooth scales.The color pattern is typically black or dark brown with lighter side and dorsal blotches. The belly is white or cream and may include scattered black markings.

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