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He has gorgeous markings. He's a very handsome boy. I had 2 ball pythons before my DD was born. She's 20 now so it's been a while. They were very mild mannered and fun pets. 
 

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Wow he's big! And gorgeous. I just got a baby ball python but of course they don't get that big.
 
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Wow he's big! And gorgeous. I just got a baby ball python but of course they don't get that big.
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hes gotta b fed today.  i hand feed him a frozen xl rat once a week n hes getting super fast..i wanna keep my fingers lol!!!!!
 
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He's lovely.  Thank you for sharing pics.  A friend had a python, I think it was called a ball python?  The kind that doesn't get big.  I'm trying to do the math on on Celine 50 kg = 110 lbs?  I've been out of nursing school for some time, but I think that's right.  Goodness, I wouldn't be able to pick her up...
 

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What do your kitties think of Elias?
 
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What do your kitties think of Elias?
they r both intruiged n frightened at the same time i think lol..but when i take elias out i make sure they r in a diff room....just in case elias strikes em..better to be safe
 

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this is my pet snake Elias...he is a bredli python and just over a year old....not quite sure his length at the moment but at around age 5 he will grow to roughly 9 ft 


 
Over here we also call them carpet pythons, or children's pythons.  I recently had one on my roof under a solar panel.... he was there for quite a long time as he'd swallowed a possum.  

Elias is very beautiful.
 

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Over here we also call them carpet pythons, or children's pythons.  I recently had one on my roof under a solar panel.... he was there for quite a long time as he'd swallowed a possum.  

Elias is very beautiful. :)
Ah, yes, a carpet python! I wondered why I hadn't heard of a bredli, lol. Yeah, I normally hear them called carpet pythons. But Children's pythons are different---small and docile. So much so that a lot of people think they're called that because they're good pets for children ;) (actually they're named after a Mr. Children). I was considering one before I got my ball python.
 

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Yes.. you're quite right Willowy.. My neighbour had a children's python ..  Once it came over to my place for a visit.  It was the first snake I ever picked up so it probably looked like a carpet python to me then..
 
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Over here we also call them carpet pythons, or children's pythons.  I recently had one on my roof under a solar panel.... he was there for quite a long time as he'd swallowed a possum.  

Elias is very beautiful.
They are also called centriallian coastals here. THANKYOU i think so too 
 
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Ah, yes, a carpet python! I wondered why I hadn't heard of a bredli, lol. Yeah, I normally hear them called carpet pythons. But Children's pythons are different---small and docile. So much so that a lot of people think they're called that because they're good pets for children
(actually they're named after a Mr. Children). I was considering one before I got my ball python.
This is a breed specific to Adelaide where i live. They are NOT childrens pythons they are docile if well fed and handled though 
 
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They make great pets if they are regularly handled but their size can be hard to manage. I take elias out for coffee at the mall!
.People have one of 2 reactions, They either FREAK OUT and dont come near me which personally i prefer as i live in a very rough neighbourhood so people tend to stay away.Elias is a great deterrant! OR they r utterly intruigued and come up and ask me all sorts of questions and some have even held him. I get ALOT  of small children actually come up to me and ask to hold him much to their parents freaking out 
 but if Elias wasnt safe to take out i public i wouldnt bring him out with me! If he hasnt been fed i dont take him out.

i ESPECIALLY love the people who say to me "Is that real?!" Like i would be carrying a plastic snake around my neck!!!!
 
 
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That is a REALLY pretty snake! I want one now!
 

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Ah, carpet python... glad somebody saved me.  I wasn't sure what it was and I'm no expert but I've known a fair bit about herps and especially snakes since I was a kid.

I've had tons of snakes.  I got out of it in high school, though.  Last thing I had was a Boa.  She was decent size, about 5 1/2 foot and heavy bodied.  I used to just let her run loose in my room after I fed her.  She got hit by a car.  Unrelated, actually.  I actually had her in enclosure and I always kept it weighted but she somehow got out.  I never went looking for her because she oh so conveniently disappeared right after we had a house party so I thought somebody stole her so I never once looked for her.  I moved out of town shortly after that but then heard from somebody in the neighborhood that Animal Control had to come get an angry Boa that had been hit by a car, that had to be her.  I don't know if she would have even survived but I assume they would have euthanized her regardless.  She wasn't aggressive at all but I'm sure she was striking at people that were messing with her after that.  Not much I could do about the situation.

My cousin has a California King Snake, it's pretty cool.
 
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