Species information

 

African Rock Python

Python sebae

Python sebae - African Rock Python

 

Common name

African Rock Python

Scientific name

Python sebae

Family

Boidae

Appearance

The african rock python is a large boid with a beige/tan background covered with brown/olive blotches. This species is sometimes confused with the Burmese python.

 

Locality

Africa

 

Adult size

14-16ft, although this varies with locality.

 

Approx lifespan

12 or more years.

 

REcomended vivarium size

A 6x3x3ft vivarium should be considered a minimum for this large boid.

 

Basic set up type

Dry grassland or woodland. Provide secure branches for climbing.

 

Diet

Rodents for younger African Rock Pythons and rabbits/piglets in later life.

 

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