Type: Incomplete Dominant
First Produced By: BHB Reptiles
Complex: Spider Complex
First Produced In: 1999 
Last Updated: 2023-06-21
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The Chocolate Ball Python is both a colour and pattern altering morph that is easily recognisable by deep colouration and the “keyhole” structure of the “alien heads”.
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The head of a Chocolate Ball Python is usually dark brown/ black, occasionally with a very slight headstamp on the rear of its crown.
The Chocolate Ball Python is a darker colored snake. Like a normal, the background color is generally black. However, the patterning on the snake is much darker, with a chocolate-like brown appearance.
The tail of the Chocolate Ball Python is usually dominated by a thick dorsal stripe.
In 2001, Randy Remington found the original Garcia line chocolate female as a near adult at Reptilian Haven in Denver, Colorado. She may have been an import but ate well. After several years of failed breeding attempts, in 2007 she was sent to Daniel Garcia on a breeding loan and proved genetic. In 2010, Marshall Van Thorre produced what appeared to be super/homozygous Garcias and as they looked like the BHB line super chocolate they became the “Garcia line chocolates”.