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Offline vewy_nice

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I have 3 snakes, but I just had my favorite (Don't tell the others), Mars, out for a bit. 
She's a young Blood python (A species of Short-tailed python) 
She's going to be huge some day.

Here's an album: 
https://imgur.com/a/DFaa4

I also have an Albino Western Hognose named Beef
https://i.imgur.com/C3HCNGF.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/10tGzIy.jpg

And a big fat Ball python named Bubbs
https://i.imgur.com/GYTlmZ0.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/gTDQ9nG.jpg

My girlfriend has a Leopard gecko named Falkor (Yes, the luck dragon)

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Re: Anyone else have pet snakes? (Or other reptiles!) [PICS of course]
« Reply #2 on: Wed, 11 April 2018, 19:21:38 »
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Re: Anyone else have pet snakes? (Or other reptiles!) [PICS of course]
« Reply #5 on: Wed, 11 April 2018, 20:06:02 »
When I was a kid (in the 1960s) I had a wild-caught black rat snake, which lived about a year and a half, but never really thrived, and an iguana ("Iggy" of course) that lived about 3 years and doubled in size.
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Re: Anyone else have pet snakes? (Or other reptiles!) [PICS of course]
« Reply #6 on: Wed, 11 April 2018, 20:11:16 »
Haven't had any herps for over a decade, but used to breed emerald tree boas and (briefly and terribly)Jackson's Chameleons. Very rewarding and heart-breaking experience at the same time.

The last herps I had as pets were a Cal. King x Honduran Milk named Herman who was very nice, and a Nile Monitor named Mr. Bip who was very mean.

All these dudes existed before digital cameras were any good, so all the pics of them are on film in a box in my mom's basement somewhere. :(

Nowadays I don't own one because the trip to the pet store for live food every week gets old super fast, and I am not raising crickets/maggots/mice in ANYWHERE I actually live ever again.

Your guys look very happy, good that you're handling them all and letting them explore. That hoggy is adorable.
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Re: Anyone else have pet snakes? (Or other reptiles!) [PICS of course]
« Reply #7 on: Wed, 11 April 2018, 22:53:54 »
I had a California King, 4ft. Had to give him away when I moved. His name was Thtebe as he had a speech impediment.

TBH, I don't miss him. Getting food was a chore as not many places in NYC sell mice, and he was too stinky for a tiny NY apt. Snakes stank up a small place pretty quickly.

He went to a good home, he's called Morse now. Probably doesn't even remember me.

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Re: Anyone else have pet snakes? (Or other reptiles!) [PICS of course]
« Reply #9 on: Thu, 12 April 2018, 04:34:33 »
All Aussies do, I would imagine - whether they like it or not :p .
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Re: Anyone else have pet snakes? (Or other reptiles!) [PICS of course]
« Reply #10 on: Thu, 12 April 2018, 07:21:41 »
I had a California King, 4ft. Had to give him away when I moved. His name was Thtebe as he had a speech impediment.

TBH, I don't miss him. Getting food was a chore as not many places in NYC sell mice, and he was too stinky for a tiny NY apt. Snakes stank up a small place pretty quickly.

He went to a good home, he's called Morse now. Probably doesn't even remember me.

I love talking to peeps with lithps ,  it's soothing and makes me smile.. 

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