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RE: "Tame" Nerodia

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Posted by: justingos at Mon Jul 4 18:35:35 2011  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by justingos ]  
   

I've never seen that in wild snakes before, but my captives sure see me as a food source when they are hungry. The pitvipers I currently keep lock on me as soon as I enter the room and follow me with their pits. Once they are removed from the cage with hooks, however, they instantly go into transfer mode and compliantly stay on the hook while being moved to their shift cages. I've heard of Nerodia hanging out around fish hatcheries for free meals, so maybe this a similar behavior you observed. Any pictures you get of them would be cool.

Justin


   

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