Some snakes, like king snakes for example, are extremely cannibalistic and will eat any other snake, including ones that larger than them. Although rarer than with other snakes, ball pythons have at times been known to be cannibalistic. A ball … [Read more...] about Will Ball Pythons Eat Another Ball Python?
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In the wild, ball pythons tend to live to be approximately 10 years of age. However, in captivity, where they have no predators and are well taken care of, on average they typically reach to be around 20-30 years old. One ball python was recorded … [Read more...] about How Long Do Ball Pythons Live?
The reason why female ball pythons are more expensive than males has to do with breeding. A single male can impregnate up to five female ball pythons per mating season. Thus, a breeder will really only need one male ball python for every 3 or 4 … [Read more...] about Why Are Female Ball Pythons More Expensive Than Male Ball Pythons?
Unfortunately, it is nearly impossible to find out for certain which gender your ball python is without popping or probing your pet. Although there is a way of predicting whether an adult ball python is a male or a female by its size, this form of … [Read more...] about Can I Tell My Ball Python’s Sex Without Popping or Probing?
Nothing new has really been happening with Havana. She's been sleeping most of the day as usual, and roaming around for a few hours at night, as is normal ball python behaviour. She hasn't eaten yet, which makes sense, considering we've been told by … [Read more...] about Spring Cleaning
First off, if your ball python is behaving lethargically, which means that he or she is being sluggish or lazy compared to his or her usual self, take a breath and don't worry: chances are there's a completely healthy explanation for your ball … [Read more...] about What Causes Lethargy in Ball Pythons?
There are three overarching reasons for a ball python biting or attempting to bite a human: temperament, stress, and mistaking a hand for food. Although overall, ball pythons are extremely docile creatures that are rarely ever aggressive, there are … [Read more...] about Why Did My Ball Python Bite Me?
Whether or not a ball python will make a good pet for you depends completely on the type of pet you are looking to have. If you're looking for a loyal, attention-seeking pet that will give you lots of affection and miss you while you're gone, you'd … [Read more...] about Do Ball Pythons Make Good Pets?
This is the 50th post I've published on this blog, which is very exciting for me. Thanks to everyone who has been keeping up with the blog and visiting from time to time. Your support is of course appreciated, and you guys are really great … [Read more...] about My Pet Python Reaches 50 Posts!