Bumblebee Calico Hypo Leopard Ball Python For Sale
Leopard Ball Python For Sale are the most popular pet snake and the second most popular pet reptile after the bearded dragon. According to the IUCN Red List, while captive bred animals are widely available in the pet trade, capture of wild specimens for sale continues to cause significant damage to wild populations. Wild-caught specimens have greater difficulty adapting to a captive environment, which can result in refusal to feed, and they generally carry internal or external parasites. This species can do quite well in captivity, regularly living for 15-30 years with good care. The oldest recorded ball python in captivity is 62 years, 59 of those at the Saint Louis Zoo. Captive super lori leopard ball python are often bred for specific patterns that do not occur in the wild, called “morphs. Breeders are continuously creating new designer morphs, and over 7,500 different morphs currently exist. Most banana leopard ball python for sale (morphs) are considered solely cosmetic with no harm or benefit to the individual animal. However, the “spider” morph gene has been linked to neurological disease, specifically related to the snake’s sense of balance. Due to the ethical concerns associated with intentionally breeding a color pattern linked to genetic disease, the International Herpetological Society banned the sale of spider morphs at their events. The super lori leopard ball python for sale is listed as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List; it experiences a high level of exploitation and the population is believed to be in decline in most of West Africa. The pastel leopard ball python is primarily threatened by poaching for the international exotic pet trade. It is also hunted for its skin, meat and use in traditional medicine. Other threats include habitat loss as a result of intensified agriculture and pesticide use.