Although it is rare, there have been documented cases of pythons eating humans. The victims are typically children or otherwise small in stature, as the broad shoulders of adults are too large for most pythons to swallow... More »

In the wild, pythons eat a wide variety of different animals, including lizards, birds, rodents and other small animals. Pythons are generally ambush hunters that catch and eat whatever they can, and some bigger pythons ... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

Because Burmese pythons are large predators, their only predators are humans and alligators. Their diet includes any animal that can fit into their unhinged jaws, including smaller alligators. More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

Lesser ball pythons are a color variation, or morph, of the ball python, which is a snake that is often kept as a pet. The lesser morph affects the way the pigmentation is displayed on the snake's skin. More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

According to Vida Preciosa International, ball pythons are fed once a week. A typical meal is one mouse, although large or mature snakes sometimes consume two to three mice or even a small rat. During the winter, it's no... More »

Cinnamon ball pythons are ball pythons that have been selectively bred in captivity to have cinnamon pastel coloration. Ball pythons, which grow to a maximum length of 3 to 5 feet, are very popular as pets. The name come... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

Killer bee ball pythons have black stripes on a pale yellowish background. Ball pythons are easy to keep and breed in captivity. Breeders continually produce different colors and patterns of ball pythons called "morphs, ... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes