Very tame. Average three to four feet as adults. Pattern and color are highly variable. Easy to care for, ball pythons are a small animal that likes a small cage. Their defense is to roll up into a ball unlike a lot of snakes that may bite to when they feel threatened. Ball pythons come in a wide range of naturally occurring and captive produced color morphs.
Second largest species of living snakes with one of largest ranges of any python. Record length of thirty-four feet. Average length is about eight to ten feet in captivity. My yellow headed females are between seventeen and twenty feet in length, the adult males are about eighteen feet length. As with all reptiles, growth is strictly dependent on how much you feed your animal.
An Indonesian Island form, Sulawesi's are most likely the largest of all retics and arguably the most beautiful. Dorsal pattern is a tight diamond pattern from head to tail. Eye and ground color are gray with rich reddish brown surrounding the diamonds. These animals can go twenty four feet plus inside of four years. Sulawesi's are tame if captive born and raised and socialized .