Enrichment is a foundation in professional animal care however, within the ball python industry, it is a highly misunderstood and underutilized tool. Many keepers and breeders often compare enrichment to entertainment, however that is not always the case. The goal of enrichment is to provide each individual animal the opportunity to express a variety of natural behaviors. By expressing natural behaviors, animal welfare improves. Enrichment has been noted to keep animals fit, improve brain chemistry, and reduce stress.