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Ball (or royal) python ( Python regius )
Ball (or royal) python ( Python regius )

Ball (or royal) pythons are probably the most common boid species kept as pets, and numerous color morphs are available. They tend to be shy and docile, and their husbandry and nutritional demands are relatively easy to meet.

Courtesy of Dr. Stephen Divers.

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