Ball pythons are normally docile creatures that very rarely attack. Each ball python has a different temperament, however, and therefore, one particular ball python may be extremely aggressive in comparison to the norm. Whether or not a ball python … [Read more...] about Are Ball Pythons Aggressive?
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On Thursday night, Havana successfully moved back into her hide. I almost had a heart attack walking into the room, because I wholeheartedly expected her to be curled up behind the log in the middle of her tank as she had been for the past two or … [Read more...] about Havana Moves Back In
I've been trying to educate myself about ball python pet care since before Thomas and I adopted Havana, who is our first ball python, in late October of last year. Yet it seems that research, especially in this field, is quite difficult. The problem … [Read more...] about On Varying Opinions in the Ball Python Community
Literally going out on a limb. … [Read more...] about Snake Acrobatics
Havana has been acting lethargic for about a week, and more recently, she's stopped waking up to roam around almost altogether. She's definitely doing this because she's going to shed in the next few days or weeks. Just before she went into this … [Read more...] about Havana Burrows
The ball python shedding process consists of two parts: the impending shed stage, and the actual skin-shedding stage. The impending shed stage, or the pre-shedding process, takes anywhere between just under a week to two or three weeks in total. … [Read more...] about Ball Python Shedding Process
If you're a minor living at your parents' house, you'll need your parents' permission to get a pet. Although some parents are altogether against the idea of having a pet snake in the house, others may be convinced to try letting you have a snake with … [Read more...] about How Can I Convince My Parents to Let Me Get a Pet Ball Python?
If you're wondering whether or not a ball python is the right pet for you, you'll likely find it much easier to decide after taking a look at a pros and cons list. Since it might be hard to predict what the pros and cons to owning a ball python are … [Read more...] about Pros and Cons of Getting a Pet Ball Python