Male Calabar Burrowing Python
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Calabar Pythons dubbed the “world’s toughest snake” due to their incredibly thick skin are endemic to the Rain forests of Central and West Africa. They are a burrowing species requiring deep loose substrate to satisfy their fossorial tendencies. In the wild, they are known to infiltrate rodent nests and consume entire litters of young translating to captive kept individuals preferring smaller prey and being capable of taking multiple prey items under the right conditions. Instead of biting, Calabar Pythons use their tail, which has evolved to look nearly identical to their head, as a decoy while coiling tightly around their more vulnerable head. Maxing out at 39 inches they are extremely easy to handle and their laid-back temperament make them fascinating and docile pets.
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We will not ship until we confirm the purchase with you and verify that you are available to receive your order. Weather permitting, we ship Tuesdays and Wednesdays, using next-day shipping to your closest FedEx Hub. We ship all months of the year, using heat packs, cool packs, and insulated boxes to ensure the safe arrival of your animal. We have been shipping and selling for over 20 years and have an amazing track record of getting our customers their animals promptly and safely.
If you are local there is also the option to pick up your animal in person. Simply select “pick up” at check out as your delivery method.
We offer 30-day Payment plans on purchases over $500 and less than $5,000.00 and 60 Day Payment plans on purchases over $5,000.00. We do not currently offer payment plans for orders under $500.
USED EQUIPMENT SALES ARE LOCAL PICK UP ONLY - NO SHIPPING!
IMPORTANT SHIPPING INFORMATION DUE TO COVID19
FOR THE SAFETY OF YOUR ANIMAL, ALL LIVE ANIMALS WILL CONTINUE TO BE HELD AT YOUR NEAREST FED-EX HUB.
We are not doing home deliveries at this time. We ship Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday weather permitting to your closest hub for pickup. Shipping is priority overnight with FedEx through Ship Your Reptiles.
We at New England Reptile want to make sure that your animal makes it to you not only alive but safely. We pride ourselves on our professional packaging to ensure that your animal will be protected during the stress of shipment.
Please note that purchasing an animal does not mean that the animal will ship the same day. We will contact you about available shipment dates as well as signing our sales agreement. You will not receive tracking updates until we make your label which will then go to your email. Do not call to schedule shipment dates we require email confirmation to track shipments.
We have shipped safely year round for years and will continue to do so as the weather allows. We have been shipping and selling for over 20 years and have an amazing track record getting our customers their animals in a timely and SAFE manner.
We will not ship until we confirm the order with you and confirm that you will be able to get to the nearest hub (during Covid) or have someone home to receive your new pet. Please call us at (603) 382-2772 if you have any questions about shipping your animal!
We offer a live arrival guarantee. We do not offer any guarantee past your animal arriving safely as the animals we have available for sale are well started, eating, and in perfect health when they leave the facility.
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