I Love Snakes

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    what problems can come from not removing unshed

    skin? I have sorted the humidity problem I was having and my snakes have now shed. apart from small patches on their heads. If I can get away with it I would like to leave this as to get it off I would probably have to physically restrain the snakes and rub the skin off. but if...
    LexJimChild LexJimChild
    26-30, M
    1 Response Oct 17, 2015

    I have a corn snake called Irwin,

    I love him to bits :D
    labyrinthandinfinity labyrinthandinfinity
    18-21, F
    Jul 5, 2014
    ison71 ison71
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 6, 2014

    2ft Copperhead

    i was down at a river fishin and came upon him. i grabbed my net and pushed his head down to the ground, grabbed him by the head and put him in my bucket. i just admired him then released him back into the wild.
    goldwaffles goldwaffles
    18-21, F
    4 Responses May 9, 2009

    I saw this absolute beauty at Barcelona Zoo.

    I want to keep him all to myself. I must have stood there and watched him for at least an hour.
    gh0st13 gh0st13
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 2, 2014

    so i got a fancy ball python about 3 weeks ago

    after my sisters cat ate my lizard, she's a fancy ball python, not more than a few months old, if that, but shes at petsmart or where ever because she has "mites" and apparently they are like small tics that affect reptiles, so she wasnt eating and was losing weight, i wanted to...
    SterbenReyne SterbenReyne
    13-15, M
    2 Responses Jan 6

    i hate people have Ophidiophobia

    that can't see the Beauty, in such a wonderful creature!
    gaysnakelover gaysnakelover
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 5

    Right now my Brooks King is sitting in my

    pocket at the moment. just chilling lol
    JAK7796 JAK7796
    18-21, M
    Dec 4, 2015
    sologamer sologamer
    13-15, F
    May 26, 2014

    When I Was Young

    When I was say I was12 I saw a car run over a tiger snake. I went to the snake it was hurt I picked up and put it in a box took it home and looked after it. I saved its life. But when it was healthy I sent it free didn't want to let it go but had to cause it was a wlid snake.
    gedwkim gedwkim
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jun 4, 2013

    I can't wait today I will be picking up a

    breeder female ball python and it might be gravid with eggs. It's a pastel calico enchi and it was bread to a firefly so if it's is gravid with eggs there's a small chance that I might get a super fly Calico enchi.
    Diaperdragon Diaperdragon
    36-40, M
    May 21, 2014

    Hissssssss

    I fell in love with snakes when I was very young.  In kindergarten when we went to the library I would look at books about snakes.  I started collecting them when I was 7 or 8.  Ribbon snakes, garter snakes, and little brown snakes mainly.  As I got older I...
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jun 16, 2007

    Snake shopping here!.

    what kind do you guys think i should get?
    JAK7796 JAK7796
    18-21, M
    1 Response Aug 23, 2015

    Does anybody own a Belcher's sea snake

    if you do turns on you giving me some of it's poison
    smitlord smitlord
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jun 21, 2015

    HELP! I'm new to ball pythons

    and my male is a bit of a problem snake! he has gone wrinkley and is having problems shedding. the general idea from people is get some more humidity into the tank. it would be good to hear from someone who has had this problem and fixed it!
    LexJimChild LexJimChild
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Oct 9, 2015

    Oh man I found a new pet shop

    and there prices for there ball pythons are great they have a Caramell albino male for $125 and a albino female for $170. One of the next ball pythons I would love to get would be something with the fader gene in it.
    Diaperdragon Diaperdragon
    36-40, M
    1 Response Feb 9, 2015

    6 Snakes......

    People at work look at me strange when I tell the I have 6 snakes in my house. But I love my snakes. I have 4 corn snakes 1 Rat and 1 king. They are all wonderful snakes. My boys are learning how to be responsible with animals they take care of their snakes and the lean how to...
    nagem81 nagem81
    31-35
    1 Response Sep 6, 2012

    From as earlier as I remember,

    I've loved snakes. As a young child, I'd soak up as much as I could learn about them. I'd read a fictional story if it involved a snake. I even used to make little sculptures of them, out of plasticine.When I moved away from home and got my own place and job, the very first...
    thesungazer thesungazer
    36-40, M
    Oct 29, 2014

    Ok here's the thing I have a

    so call friend and he wants me to pay him for a ball python before he gets it shipped to him and theirs no shipping date in the foreseeable future due to weather and the temperatures. So here's the question would you pay someone for a snake that you don't even know when it...
    Diaperdragon Diaperdragon
    36-40, M
    1 Response Feb 7, 2015

    Columbia Red Tail Boa

    They are my favorite, they are so beautiful. I am gonna maybe buy one in the future,it seems though that all the guys I ever have serious relationships with are afraid of them....
    blackcat blackcat
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Jul 20, 2007

     Yeah! ...

     Yeah! I love to play with snakes, I think they are so cute and they feel nice on your skin. I love all the different colors they have. My biology teacher in high school kept a little snake named Tetris in the classroom. He was black with a pattern of yellow square-ish...
    Manders Manders
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 9, 2008

    Northern Pines

    I have 3 northern pines, all just over 6ft now. my original one i have had since she was 20 inches long, about 10 years ago. she was very aggresive at first but now even the kids can handle her. The other 2 are a male and female, i have been hoping to breed from them but not much...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jun 17, 2012

    New snake! Yay! My boyfriend just got a new

    snake! She doesn't have a name yet, but she's a 3 year old red tail boa! She is so big!! She is about 7 feet!!! So cool!!!
    MissBloodKittie MissBloodKittie
    18-21, F
    Aug 31, 2014

    question guys. im wanting a king snake (common

    king) and wanted to know what prices are? i cant find an answer anywhere.
    JAK7796 JAK7796
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Aug 25, 2015
    jacob33200 jacob33200
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Aug 23, 2015

    This is an African Bush Viper.

    God it's beautiful.
    Longpatrol90 Longpatrol90
    22-25, M
    1 Response Sep 29, 2015

    I have now become the "cool" mom on our street.

    My sons each got a baby corn snake and they're sooooo damn cute! The kids, on our street, were so excited when they found out. My son's bedroom became a little zoo.... I could have charged admission. Lol....I do love playing with our new additions. It's therapeutic the way they...
    Cinnamongrl Cinnamongrl
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Sep 1, 2015
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jun 9, 2014
    polylove0210 polylove0210
    18-21, F
    Mar 16

    Snake Cam

    Hey, I work on the BBC website and thought you would be interested in seeing a snake give birth! http://www.bbc.co.uk/birmingham/content/webcams/nature_centre_webcam.shtml
    snakeadvertiser snakeadvertiser
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jun 27, 2007

    Any one know any good breeders I can get a

    Blizard cornsnake from online
    EbolaKing911 EbolaKing911
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jan 29
    adry39 adry39
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 1, 2014

    Quick Question...

    My first experience with a snake occured when I was in the first grade. A couple of handler's from the local wildlife museum brought a couple of animals, including snakes, to show our school. Anyways, I was one of the kids that volunteered to hold a snake. It was a huge, black...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Feb 8, 2008

    I'm really interested in learning more about

    snakes and the mythology. It has showed up in my life as a spirit guide and I've read that they can pick up on the slightest vibrations and have sacred wisdom ans such lol, and that having one as a spirit guide gets you in tune with the force of life and gives you some of these...
    strawberryletter22 strawberryletter22
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 13, 2015

    I've never been a fan of snakes.

    They were creepy and scary. Moving in with my boyfriend I had to either like them or not live there. My boyfriend has 7 snakes. He has two red tail boas, two Cali king snakes, two carpet pythons, and a ball python. Its been three months since I moved in and I love them! I let...
    MissBloodKittie MissBloodKittie
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jun 11, 2014

    I dropped by a pet shop today

    and they let me hold one of the friendliest snakes for free! I want to purchase one in the future!
    FoxFan64 FoxFan64
    16-17, M
    Aug 23, 2015

    "You Own Snakes? Eww." Let'S Hope The New Generation Has More Respect For These Reptiles.

    Alright so, as a snake girl you tend to notice how "when" you mention snakes, people just back off like you said you're satan's daughter. Lol. Overall, I just get a little tired of how people automatically judge animals, based on fears that their parents enforced on them growing...
    Siukie Siukie
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Mar 9, 2013

    my 11 ft burm just shed today ~ he is in

    such a better mood now :p
    Iiskra Iiskra
    22-25, T
    1 Response May 29, 2015

    *_* sun beam snake!!!

    Lol I also plan on getting Jason a royal python :p
    ProfessorPsycho ProfessorPsycho
    16-17, F
    1 Response Feb 24, 2014

    Snakes

    I have always had a fascination with snakes. I always loved pythons.....going to those little roadside attractions and having one wrapped around your neck and having a picture taken. I still have an old polaroid of me and my sis with the snake wrapped around both of our necks...
    picgirl picgirl
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Nov 13, 2007
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