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  • Scientific Names
    • Python regius
    • Boa regia
    • Hortulia regia
    • Python belii
    • Shireenhoserus regia
  • German
    • Konigspython
    • Königspython
  • French
    • Python Royal
  • English
    • Ball Python
    • Royal Python
  • Spanish
    • Pitón real

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What

Ball Python Python regius

Observer

mfontenot22

Date

February 15, 2014 05:26 PM CST

Description

Found dead and headless.

Photos / Sounds

What

Ball python Python regius

Observer

etnomusicas

Date

December 9, 2012 11:47 AM CST

Description

Es mascota. Trato de saber todo sobre esta especie y darle buena calidad de vida.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ball Python Python regius

Date

October 7, 2010

Description

Ball Python (Python Royal) taken with an Eos 7-D.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

robertsprackland

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Ball, or Royal Python.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

robertsprackland

Date

the past
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Description from Wikipedia

Python regius is a nonvenomous python species found in Africa. This is the smallest of the African pythons and is popular in the pet trade, largely due to its typically docile temperament. No subspecies are currently recognized. It is also known as royal python or ball python. The name "ball python" refers to the animal's tendency to curl into a ball when stressed or frightened. The name "royal python" (from the Latin regius) comes from the...

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Conservation Summary

    Source: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/spatial-data. Downloaded March 2011.