Comment from: Bryan Hayden [Visitor] Email
Awesome shots of the feeding process, especially the last photo showing how each side of the lower jaw can work independently.
09/13/07 @ 20:36
Comment from: Steven Calabrese [Visitor] Email
Can not feed my ball python frozen should i feed it live



10/25/07 @ 07:59
Comment from: Ron Crawford [Member]
They eat live in the wild so it's okay. Just keep an eye on the feeding process to make sure the prey item does not injure your ball python.
11/09/07 @ 02:32
Comment from: Jinny [Visitor] Email
OH IT IS AMAZING
11/17/07 @ 23:33
Comment from: khaled assaf [Visitor] Email
wow that is so lik woow wowo wowowowow
awsome snake u got
01/15/08 @ 13:41
Comment from: glenda [Visitor] Email
i have never seen my snakes jaw like tha t hes a ball python and hes but 2 and eat
large rats but his never bends side ways
sois here something wrong with my penut ?!?1?
01/23/08 @ 14:40
Comment from: knef [Visitor] Email
good.
02/12/08 @ 22:41
Comment from: andrew [Visitor] Email
Them are some amazing pictures of the snakes swallowing prey:)
04/23/08 @ 11:41
Comment from: shelby mclendon [Visitor] Email · http://ball python
this is some awsome stuff that is put out on the big e. that was awsome seeing the ball python swallow its prey and reconecting its jaw if you don't mind i would like to interview you on the subject
05/02/08 @ 11:45
Comment from: shelby mclendon [Visitor] Email · http://ball python
myay i interview you on the ball python
05/02/08 @ 11:46
Comment from: k8-lyn [Visitor] Email
eww... thats sick but cool!!!
05/20/08 @ 17:42
Comment from: brooks [Visitor] Email
my ball python is like 2 1/2 feet can i feed it a live mouse?and how big?
06/21/08 @ 14:32
Comment from: Ron Crawford [Member]
brooks: Yes, you can feed it a live adult mouse if you choose to.
06/21/08 @ 14:36
Comment from: andrew [Visitor] Email
I have 2 ball pythons and i enjoy every minute i have them. It is so awsome watching them eat there prey items. I was always woundering why they did the yawning thing though. So u taught me something new today when i read that.
06/26/08 @ 22:38
Comment from: pete [Visitor] Email
Snakes do not dislocate their jaws. Get your facts straight if you are going to post educational stuff.
07/21/08 @ 20:36
Comment from: Sheldon [Visitor] Email
Hey nice Python!I just got one today and I dont really know much about them. My step dad has a five foot ball python and mine is about 3 foot. I need to know alot about them so any time you want go to yahoo and tell me about things you should do and not do.
07/29/08 @ 22:18
Comment from: Ron Crawford [Member]
pete: I'm not a biologist so I can't argue your statement but I can say that biologists and senior herpetologists have said that they in fact do dislocate their jaws so I'll stand behind this until proven otherwise. Feel free to cite references that speak differently, thanks.
07/30/08 @ 22:24
Comment from: Ron Crawford [Member]
Sheldon: Read our site and visit the forums. You'll learn everything you need to know and more about them.
07/30/08 @ 22:24
Comment from: joseph [Visitor]
ball pythons are friggin awsome
09/24/08 @ 19:29
Comment from: Ron Crawford [Member]
Joseph: I couldn't agree with you more! :-)
09/24/08 @ 19:38
Comment from: eric [Visitor] Email
very interesting information. i liked the photos and i learned alot. i am highly considering getting a ball python any advice you can give me would be great.
10/10/08 @ 21:28
Comment from: Ron Crawford [Member]
Eric: Any advise I can give you? Sure thing. Just read the articles on the site, the blog and our forums. You'll learn everything you need to know and more about ball pyhons and when you're ready to purchase one, look no further than RCReptiles.com if you want a ball python with a quality that's second to none. ;-)
10/10/08 @ 21:39
I love my ball python karma but I was Surprised how well she got along with toddlers and my little dog super friendly and a great first snake for anyone.Great Pictures By The Way
12/26/08 @ 13:05
Comment from: Bill [Visitor]
I just wanted to let you know I did a Google image search for "human jaw" and out popped an image hosted by your site. I clicked on it to be confronted by a rude obnoxious middle-school character message telling me I was steeling your bandwidth.

You guys are clearly f****s. This page is also a pile of s**t, right down to that corny-as-f**k fake pixilated wood background. I almost navigated away in slight disgust until I realized this page is about reptiles.

Only f****s and b****s give a f**k about snakes. Who gives a f**k about snakes? Get a f*****g life man? My snap judgment of you is a self-taught "mans man" living in a dilapidated shack of s**t, somewhere south of the mason dixon line. Only genetic failures from the south give a s**t about reptiles.

Get a real job, real hobby, make some real money- and then you might not whine like a p***y b***h because maybe, just maybe then you can afford bandwidth.
05/27/09 @ 15:13
Comment from: Ron Crawford [Member]
Bill: Your post reminds me of a King Cobra, quite "venomous". I was going to delete this comment but just decided to edit the profanity out and let it be so our readers can see the type of people living in our world today. If you're reading this Bill, I wish the best for you and your family and hope you find some peace in life as you seem very angry and frustrated. Snakes are wonderful animals, especially ball pythons and if you owned one I'm sure you'd feel the same way. :)
05/27/09 @ 23:41
Comment from: SNOWMAN [Visitor] Email
YOU SHOULD FEED YOUR BALL PYTHON'S FROZEN THAWED OR LIVE RATS OR MICE BUT MAKE SURE THEY ARE AS BIG AS THE FATTEST PART OF THE SNAKE.
05/29/09 @ 08:45
Comment from: soly [Visitor] Email
I feed my python a fully grown rat and now its been three months since he eats. Ive bought over five mice and he still doesnt want to eat. He is almost 3 feet long. Did we feed him a big rat when we shouldnt have?
06/18/09 @ 07:21
Comment from: Joe [Visitor]
Bill is the definition of evil. He's one of those people who gets joy out of making others feel like crap. Honestly, he has no right to judge what other people do. I would like to know what he does with his life that is so good? Apparently, the only website on the internet that had the human jaw within it was your website...

Bill get a life.

BTW, Awesome Feeding shots!
07/07/09 @ 04:03
Comment from: jessica jenkins [Visitor]
i have a ball python i just got it was nice when i got it was very nice now im scared it might bite me this is my first snake so i am very scared at the time until i get bit it wont be a problem i am just scared it will hurt!!!!!!!!!
08/14/09 @ 13:11
Comment from: Leelu777 [Visitor]
Hi Soly: Ball pythons can be very fussy eaters. While they are swallowing, keep the room quiet so they do not get frightened and regurgitate/spit up their meal. Another thing, I noticed that he had difficulty shedding and this also caused him to avoid eating. I'm not sure why but I do know that their vision is not as good b/c their eyes shed also. I found that he loved a luke warm bath and that helped him shed. He would swim and almost jump out of the water up my tiles b/c he loved it so much. He would go for 3 to 6 mos w/o eating.You might want to feed him a smaller rat (one that is no wider than his girth). I hope this helps and I'm not a vet. Just a past snake owner.
09/27/09 @ 11:03
Comment from: David [Visitor] Email
hello to all i just got a 6 month old ball nd need to know if u can pass sickness to them like flu headcolds ect thanks
10/01/09 @ 13:03
Comment from: Dinky [Visitor] · http://rcreptiles.com
i hate to large snake is so stupid.why snake was swallow a feed to mouse.i'm f**k scared to snake is not good.
10/23/09 @ 20:41
Comment from: Philip+ [Visitor]
its so awesome
12/07/09 @ 22:30
Nicely done - good pics, very informative narrative! I have a question: what are the holes along the edge of the upper jaw, and what are they for?

Actually, I have another one. I held a ball python up to a mirror, and its response was remarkable, and very cat-like. After the initial eye contact was made there was a lot of tasting-smelling, nose to the glass. Then she rose up until she had a good 8 or 9 inches of herself pressed tightly onto the glass, straight up. The next time I showed her the mirror she only briefly eyed herself before crawling behind it. Here's the question: Was she being aggressive when she pressed up against her reflection, maybe a little territorial? And was she looking for the snake behind the mirror?That's sure what it seemed like at the time.

Thank you.
04/01/10 @ 01:13
Comment from: Jerry Mathews [Visitor]
I have had this ball python for about three months now, but no matter what i do it wont eat, the pet store we bought it from said it ate just fine, do youhave any idea why it wont eat now?? any help would be appreciated
04/21/10 @ 21:20

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