Snakes

ball python climbing

Do Ball Pythons Climb?

Do Ball Pythons Climb? Can ball pythons climb? Yes, ball pythons can climb but does that mean they are arboreal (or semi arboreal) snakes? No it does not.  There is a distinct difference between having the ability to climb and with a species being arboreal (living in trees). Ball pythons are not arboreal, they are …

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snake yawning

Why Do Snakes Yawn?

Why Do Snakes Yawn? I was watching my ball python this evening laying just outside its hide and all of a sudden she opened her mouth REALLY wide, slightly twisting her jaws, and then closed it again in one of the biggest “yawns” I’ve ever seen in my life! Of course a few seconds later …

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