Hybrid snake

Asked September 11, 2016, 1:25 PM EDT

Is taking a jaguar python and breeding it with a carpet python considered a hybrid snake?

1 Response

Thank you for your question. No, any offspring from breeding a jaguar python (a color morph of the carpet python) with a normal carpet python would not be considered a hybrid. In order to be classified as a hybrid the offspring would have to come from the mating of two different species. The two snakes you're referencing are both carpet pythons (Morelia spilota).

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