Snake Park
Snake Park

Ball Python

Common name: Ball  Python

Scientific name: Python regius

Diet: Constrictors, feeding on small mammals and birds

Overview: Name derived from its defence strategy of coiling into a ball when threatened or stressed.

Reproduction: Female lays around 10 eggs after 50 - 60 days.

Natural Enemies: Natural predators include birds and wild cats and dogs

Threats: Pet trade and habitat loss.

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