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

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Ball Python Python regius

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vasquezj

Date

September 18, 2016 11:59 AM PDT

Description

Resting.

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Ball Python Python regius

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zach_w

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December 4, 2016 05:57 PM PST

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Ball Python Python regius

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savannahkay98

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November 28, 2016 11:36 AM CST

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Ball Python Python regius

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greciam12

Date

November 12, 2016 10:25 AM CST

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Ball Python Python regius

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gema2

Date

October 21, 2016 09:31 PM CDT

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Ball Python Python regius

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willhitesydney

Date

August 27, 2016 02:30 PM EDT

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Ball Python Python regius

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sgardner1120

Date

August 14, 2016 12:29 PM EDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Ball Python Python regius

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brianacosey

Date

August 21, 2016 04:45 PM EDT

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Ball Python Python regius

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troy12

Date

August 19, 2016 07:45 PM EDT

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Ball Python Python regius

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etool

Date

August 11, 2016 09:56 AM EDT

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Ball Python Python regius

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oebenin

Date

December 25, 2007 09:34 AM CET

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Ball Python Python regius

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joseduardo21

Date

June 17, 2015 12:27 PM COT
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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.
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