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Royal pythons - from their Latin name Python regius - are well-known for their 'random' food fasts. Some of the specimens I've had over the last 25-plus years have gone almost a year without food - despite it being offered on a regular basis (even changing the food to a different rodent failed !)

So long as your python isn't losing massive amounts of weight, and is still drinking water, it should be okay. Keep offering food at your usual intervals (weekly, bi-weekly etc). It wouldn't hurt to get it checked out by a vet - to rule out a medical problem (such as internal parasites etc).

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No, Ball Pythons cannot eat people. Ball Pythons are too small, therefore, they are a popular choice for a pet snake.

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They're not big enough to constrict humans. Their have been no reports of a ball python even hurting a human.

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They don't eat humans. The largest animal most ball pythons eat is a rat.

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