Ball Python
American Black Bear

About

Native to Africa, these snakes are routinely imported as pets. They get their name because they coil into a ball shape with thier heads in the center as a defense tactic.

Fun Facts

“Designer” patterns are bred and sold for tens of thousands of dollars. The average life span of a ball python is 20-30 years. Also known as the “royal python” because royalty would wear them like jewelry.

Conservation Status

Least Concern

Annual Cost of Care

The cost to care for this animal per year is $100.

Through our Adopt a Species program, you have an opportunity to provide for this animal’s needs by paying for the annual cost of care. Check out our Donate page for other ways you can give! 

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