Jump to page contentJump to main navigation
It's Winnie's birthday. Grab yourself an exclusive hoodie to celebrate! · Shop now

Page header

Patchy the Ball Python


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.


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



Arrived at Alveus

October 2021


Reptile Room

Animal Quest #3: Snake Edition

Learn more about Patchy on Animal Quest

Stay Updated!

follow @alveussanctuary on all social platforms!

and keep up-to-date with our announcement channels: