The Boa Constrictor
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History:
The boa constrictor is a type of large snake that is native to Central and South America. At one time, boa constrictors were considered divine and worshipped by some of the native tribes of Central and South America. The boa constrictor is one of the most popular types of snakes on the pet market; however, as they grow quite large and can be dangerous if not properly cared for, t... Read more

The Burmese Python
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History:
The Burmese python is the largest of the pet snakes. Burmese pythons originally hail from Burma, known today as Myanmar, which is located in Asia. Burmese pythons are only for extremely experienced snake owners as they get very large and can be dangerous. Owning a Burmese python as a pet is illegal in many parts of the world, so perspective owners should check local laws before o... Read more

Corn Snake

History:
The corn snake is native to the temperate forests of the United States, but can also be found in the southern parts of Canada and the northern parts of Mexico. Corn snakes are often found on farms where they are a big help to farmers as they eat the rodents that destroy crops. Corn snakes are popular pet snakes in North America as they are more docile and easier to care for than ... Read more

Garter Snake
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History:
The Garter snake is native to North and Central America, and also Europe. The Garter snake is one the best snakes for novice reptile owners, since they are both easy to take care of and moderately inexpensive. Although, garter snakes can be obtained fairly easily in the wild, it is not recommended as they usually do not adjust well to life as a pet; it is best to obtain a pet gar... Read more

Ball Python
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History:
The Ball python is native to central and western Africa. It gets its name from its ability to curl up into a tight ball if it feels threatened or endangered. The Ball python is one of the easiest pet snakes to own and is a good choice for novice snake owners.

Temperament:
Like most pythons, when well socialized and handled daily, Ball pythons are usually gentle doci... Read more

Emerald Tree Boa

History:
The Emerald tree boa is a type of large snake that is native to South America. The Emerald tree boa is one of the most popular types of boas on the pet market; however, as they grow quite large and can be dangerous if not properly cared for, they should only be owned by those with previous reptile experience. Emerald tree boas are sometimes also called Emerald boas, Cook’s tree b... Read more

Gray Banded Kingsnake

History:
The Gray Banded kingsnake is native to the deserts of the southern United States and northern Mexico. Gray Banded kingsnakes are popular pet snakes in North America as they are more docile and easier to care for than many of the other types of pets snakes, and are relatively easy to obtain and inexpensive in North America. Gray Banded kingsnakes should never be captured from the ... Read more

Rough Green Snake

History:
The Rough green snake is a small arboreal snake that is native to the southern parts of the United States, and the northern parts of Mexico. The rough green snake enjoys moderate popularity in North America as a pet, as they are relatively easy to obtain and are fairly inexpensive. The Rough green snake is often mistaken for the Smooth green snake; the two types of snakes are rel... Read more