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Thread: Ratsnake eating

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    Nice! She is beautiful! Can I see a full body shot of her!?

    From my experience...A mean snake is going to be a mean snake (w/ some exceptions). I even have a few Ball Python girls that would love to tear my face off! To be honest...I kind of like the mean ones! They generally have the best feeding response and keep things very interesting!

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    Are you kidding me? I never knew you had a snake. yikes

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    He is beautiful :D I love snakes!!!

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    Thanks everyone! I can try and get a full body shot of her...haven't ever tried actually...she must be close to 7' long...

    She eats dead rats...lovingly thawed under her heat lamp (time consuming but works well for me) until brought to life-like core temperarture...then I dance the rats for her until she attacks and strangles them to her taste...

    I'll see what I can do...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rue
    Thanks everyone! I can try and get a full body shot of her...haven't ever tried actually...she must be close to 7' long...

    She eats dead rats...lovingly thawed under her heat lamp (time consuming but works well for me) until brought to life-like core temperarture...then I dance the rats for her until she attacks and strangles them to her taste...

    I'll see what I can do...
    Most of my snakes are fed the same way. My rodents are thawed in warm water, since I don't use heat lamps.

    Even a full body shot of her coiled up would be nice!
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    Do you put them directly in the water, or in a plastic bag in hot water?

    Managed to get someone to take the photos...which are still not good.

    But they give you an idea of how big she is.

    In the one photo she spotted the dog...lol...that caught her attention!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lady Hobbs
    Are you kidding me? I never knew you had a snake. yikes
    LOL...I've had a snake most of the time, since I was 12...long before having snakes was popular.

    This was supposed to be the 15-year olds pet...but he lost interest before he was old enough to actually look after her...so she's my snake...
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    Wow, that's one gorgeous snake!! I love snakes but I doubt my hubby would allow me to keep one. And of course over here in Australia we have a lot of deadly ones, thankfully this summer we haven't had any try to come in the house...touch wood!!
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    Thanks! She does have really neat markings...

    I wish we had more snakes in our backyard...er, not the really venomnous ones though...
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    She's beautiful! Great looking snake!

    I used to put them in bags...Now I just throw them in a tub of hot water and check on them to make sure they not too cold/hot. This just made the process a little more efficient for me.
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