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Morph: Calico
History: The first ever Calico was WC and purchased by a German breeder in the 90’s, most of second generation homozygous Calico babies that he produced were exported into the the U.S.
Notes: Chinese Beauty Snakes have a mosaic pattern consisting of shades of orange and blacks on a white background. The babies are born a dull greeny/beige colour with some dark speckling; the orange tones and brightening of the background colour develops with age. Calico is a simple recessive mutation.

  • Calico
  • Author: Christophe Cot
  • Calico
  • Author: Sue Knight
  • Calico
  • Author: Toby Brock
  • Calico
  • Author: Sue Knight
  • Calico
  • Author: Toby Brock
  • Calico
  • Author: Deano Carguillo
  • Calico
  • Author: Deano Carguillo
  • Calico
  • Author: Sue Knight

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