The royal python, is a constricting serpent, also called ball python (Ball python), for its characteristic shape it assumes if it is disturbed or frightened.
It is a terrestrial reptile that passes most of its vit hidden in dens dug into the ground. It’s a night hunter with a special sense organ that allows him to feel the heat of the prey.
It is one of the most timid and docile serpents; furthermore, its modest size (hardly exceeds the 150cm), render it a specimen which usually is allowed to be handled with tranquillity.
CITES: Appendix II, all. B
Distribution: Central Africa
Feeding: small mammals that kills by constriction