The information-packed books in this series are written by two widely respected experts on reptile and amphibian ownership and care. Written primarily for hobbyists, this book describes this relatively small and placid species of python. The authors advise on feeding and food supplements, housing, health care, breeding, and more.
Readers will find informative checklists, a list of herpetological societies, and additional sources of information on Ball Pythons. The book is filled with informative color photos.
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R. D. Bartlett began his pet fish-keeping when he netted minnows out of the brooks near Springfield, Massachusetts. He moved to Florida and began working as the general manager for Aquarium Supply, a tropical fish, goldfish, and koi wholesaler, and then opened his own pet shop.Patricia Bartlett grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and began keeping fish at age 10. She has journeyed to Costa Rica and Peru to net and write about angelfish, discus, and knife fish. She is a recent convert to the wonderful world of koi. The Bartletts have co-authored numerous pet care books, mostly centering on reptiles and amphibians.
Patricia Bartlett has coauthored more than 35 books on reptiles and amphibians with her husband, Richard. She contributes regularly to Reptile and Amphibian Hobbyist.