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 »

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Ball pythons of the species Python regius typically reach 2 to 3 feet in length if male or 4 to 5 feet in length if female. They are the smallest of all African python species and rarely grow larger than 6 feet. More »

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Ball pythons are not dangerous. They are the smallest snakes in the python genus and the most docile. They are long-lived snakes that need damp and dark areas for hiding spots. More »

A ghost ball python is a variety, or color morph, of the standard ball python that has paler scales due to a reduction in melanin. Full melanin production gives scales a black or brown color, but reduced melanin gives sc... More »

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An orange ghost ball python is a color pattern or morph of the ball python, a common pet snake. Orange ghosts have a reduced amount of pigment in their skin, so their coloration is not as deep or dark as in snakes with t... More »

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A queen bee ball python is a color variation of the ball python. The queen bee is a pale, almost white color with brown markings down its back. More »

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The leopard ball python is a specific strain, or morph, within the ball python family. This specific morph is characterized by the light blotch on its heads as well as black markings on both its top and belly. More »

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