A few weeks ago, I spoke about how Havana seemed to have grown after her recent shed, which is something both Thomas and I had noticed, although we really didn't have any proof of it. It's very difficult to measure the size of snakes, especially when … [Read more...] about Havana’s Growth
Do Ball Pythons Smell?
Ball pythons themselves do not give off an odour. That being said, if an owner does not upkeep their ball python's vivarium, the enclosure will certainly begin to smell bad over time. These bad smells result from either urine or feces that have not … [Read more...] about Do Ball Pythons Smell?
The snack that bites back. … [Read more...] about Snake Pretzel
Early to Bed, Early to Rise
Here in Toronto (the largest city in Canada) the sun currently rises at around 8 AM and sets just before 5 PM. In the month of December, therefore, Torontonians only get roughly 9 hours of sunlight. This of course changes in the summer, where the sun … [Read more...] about Early to Bed, Early to Rise
Are Ball Pythons Shy?
Ball pythons, unlike dogs, have never been the most outgoing, attention-seeking pets. They're typically quite docile creatures who are reserved, yet will warm up to a person with enough handling and physical attention. Both females and males have … [Read more...] about Are Ball Pythons Shy?
Merry Christmas to All!
A very merry Christmas from our little family to yours. Here's to hoping your day is full of love, given by those nearest and dearest to your heart. … [Read more...] about Merry Christmas to All!
Havana slept for about a week straight after she shed her skin. Although this wasn't her usual behaviour, as she normally wakes up in the middle of the night, roams around in her tank a bit, then falls back asleep, Thomas and I weren't very … [Read more...] about Growth Spurt
The Escape Artist
Snakes are notorious escape artists. Now, I've heard this said many times, but I always thought it was an over-exaggeration, primarily because I'd never had any first-hand experiences with it: until last night that is. Let me say right off the bat … [Read more...] about The Escape Artist
Why Do Snakes Shed Their Skin?
Snakes shed their skin for a variety of reasons. The most commonly known reason is that, as snakes grow in size, they shed their skin to make room for this growth. Snakes will also shed because their old skin has become worn out, and is therefore in … [Read more...] about Why Do Snakes Shed Their Skin?
How Large Do Ball Pythons Get?
Male ball pythons usually grow to be approximately 3-4 feet long (91-122 cm), while female ball pythons regularly grow to be 4-5 feet (122-152 cm). Some ball pythons have been recorded to grow to be just over 6 feet long (183 cm), but this is very … [Read more...] about How Large Do Ball Pythons Get?