Espécie exótica no Brasil, conhecida como "píton bola". Exemplar pertencente ao Centro de Ecologia e Conservação Animal (ECOA), da Universidade Católica do Salvador (UCSAL)
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...