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Opalescent by pitbulllady Opalescent by pitbulllady
In honor of St. Patrick's Day, I present a lovely serpent, my female White-Lipped Python(Leiopython d'albertis), which I recently acquired at a reptile show. She is a doll baby, in contrast to most White-Lips, which tend to be "nippy"(code: will try to bite your face off). Her colors are real, one of the great things about this species.
These are NOT beginner snakes, as they have very particular temperature and humidity(especially the latter)requirements. Most are wild-caught in New Guinea, and will only eat live prey. Fortunately, this one slams frozen/thawed rat pups.
Her skin feels like the finest, softest Chamois cloth.

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RowdyRocks909 Dec 5, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
It almost reminds me of a Brazilian rainbow boa... but they are both very beautiful.
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:icon5isa4letterword:
wow beautiful coloring :)
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BIOHAZARD-89 Jul 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautifully captured! =D
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Wolfyone May 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
She is beautiful!
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:icontwiss:
she is gorgeous.
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:iconcrazyviper:
Awsome job on catching the awsome colours in a white liped python! I have wanted one for years but when I get around to finding one or two I ither dont have the money or cageing for one lol
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ManitouWolf Sep 28, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
She is absolutely stunning!
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Kagorae Sep 28, 2011  Hobbyist
What an unbelievably beautiful snake! And a good temperament? You lucked out!
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FatCaiman May 22, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow, gorgeous iridescence. :D I own a snake myself, a Rosy Boa named Rosie that I've had since I was 8 years old. :heart: I wish more people like you and I loved and appreciated reptiles!

P.S. ARGH these ads on Deviantart are annoying me. D: It sounded like two of them were playing at once.... ;_; :cries:
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