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World Animal Protection reveals the cruelty of the global trade in Ball pythons - Africa’s most legally traded live animal.
'Suffering in silence': the truth about the Ball python trade
30 March 2020
The Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), has apologised for making misleading statements about its highly controversial handling of government guidance to pet shops concerning snake care.
Defra admits to misleading statements about snake welfare guidance
15 April 2019
Deep in the Indonesian jungle, reticulated pythons are being slaughtered by the thousands.
The booming business of snakeskin
4 February 2019
A new study, published in the Journal of Veterinary Behaviour concluded that snakes should not be confined to enclosures that prevent them from fully stretching their bodies.
Give snakes some space
21 January 2019