HABITAT AND ECOLOGY This species inhabits dry areas, from grassland to open forests. It can also be found in agricultural land. This species is an important species for rodent pest control.
This species is listed on CITES Appendix II. Further research into the harvest levels of this species is suggested. Improved captive breeding strategies may help in reducing the pressure from the pet trade.
CLASS : Reptilia
ORDER : Squamata
FAMILY : Pythonidae
GENUS : Python
SPECIES : Ball Python (Python regius)
Conservation status : Least Concern
Update : 06 April 2017