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Old 02-07-2015, 09:52 PM
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Default Ball python morph

Hey guys, I got a young ball python last week and today was my first day handling him as I was letting him settle in. I did feed him a medium mouse on Monday and he took that straight away so I was quite happy with that. When I help him he did ball up a bit at first but did loosen up after a few minutes. while I had him out I thought I'd take a picture to share with you guys. I also was wondering if anyone could figure out what morph he was, im kinda new to morphs so I don't really have a clue. Also, I know you can never really tell by size but I reckon he's about 8-12 months old, what do you think?

anyways, here's Oscar
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Old 02-07-2015, 09:53 PM
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baring in mind my hands are quite small haha, I'd say he was about one and half feet long
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Old 02-07-2015, 10:07 PM
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What was he sold to you as ?

Id say hes younger but like u say cant really tell
0.1 pinstripe royal
1.0 hypo boa
1.0 bearded dragon
1.0 staffy
0.0.10 Tropical fish
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Old 02-07-2015, 10:16 PM
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not sure as I got him from my cousin. he might just be normal but he looks similar to other morphs as well, I'm uneducated when it comes to morphs so
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Old 02-07-2015, 10:21 PM
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Nice looking snake
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Old 02-07-2015, 10:38 PM
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In all likelihood he's a normal. There are some morphs that are quite subtle, like yellow belly for example, but it's unlikely that you would come by one in the way you did. He does have a relatively reduced pattern, but that's not necessarily a "morph".
So I think he's a lovely little normal

1.0 Jungle carpet "Jorah"
1.0 Yellow-belly ball "Zulu"
1.0 Normal corn "Scarlet"; 0.1 Low-white Pied Bloodred corn "Carmine"; 1.0 Anery 50% poss. het Amel corn "Gulliver"
0.1 Unknown Lampropeltis "Marceline"
0.1 Diadem snake "Annabelle"
1.1 Hypo brown house snakes "Orion" & "Amber"
0.1 Grammostola pulchripes "Sammy"; 0.1 Poecilotheria miranda "Cas"
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Old 03-07-2015, 01:41 AM
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if it wasn't sold to you as a morph in this day and age... 99.9% it's a normal/wild type
2.3 Royal Pythons-
0.1 Lesser
0.1 Pastel
1.0 Enchi Pastel
0.1 Lesser Bee
1.0 Banana
Hatchlings: 0.5 pastel 1.0 enchi pastel 0.1 super pastel
0.1 enchi queenbee 1.0 enchi pastel lesser 0.2 normal 1.0 spider 1.1 queenbee 0.2 pastel lesser
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