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Patchy the Ball Python

Patchy

Patchy was rehomed to Alveus from a local breeder after it was discovered that she had a genetic defect and was missing an eye.

She is an ambassador for how the pet trade and habitat loss has affected hers and many other reptile species worldwide.

Species

Ball Python

Python regius (Reptiles & Amphibians)

Conservation Status

IUCN: Near Threatened with decreasing population trend

Native To

West Sub Saharan Africa (grasslands, savannas, sparsely wooded areas)

Date of Birth

August 15, 2021

Sex

Female

Arrived at Alveus

October 2021

Enclosure

Reptile Room

Learn more about Patchy on Animal Quest

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