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Possible new hybrid Rat Snake.

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Posted by: Ophichaos at Tue Oct 25 19:30:49 2011  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by Ophichaos ]  
   

Hello, I'm new to the forum. I would like to figure out if the hybrid rat snakes I've bred are unique. Also to try to figure out a price for them. First, a little history on the mother of the clutch. In summer of 2005 I found an Everglades rat snake by a park near my home. It may have been a hybrid. She had some sporadic white trimming around scales in an odd pattern along her body. The weird part is I live in Pinellas County Florida, Tampa bay area. Everglades rat snakes are not native this far north in the state. It turned out after bringing her home and keeping her she laid 14 eggs in my cage. These eggs were incubated and all hatched. They had the normal neonate rat snake pattern greyish with dark blotches. Later some of the babies turned yellow and some orange like an Everglades rat. This convinced me of my seemingly obvious assumption that the father of the brood was a yellow rat snake which IS native. So I sold and released a few of the babies. In the end I kept only one. She is orange like an Everglades rat snake but is apparently a Yellow/Everglades cross. I have raised her to breeding age and this year I have successfully bred her with a Leucistic Texas rat. I ended up with 11 from the first clutch and I have 6 eggs from a second clutch that should be hatching on Nov 2nd. I have not seen anything stating this hybrid has been seen yet. I am curious to know what they may be worth, and if anyone is interested. Here is the link to the pics that I didn't have in the first post. http://flic.kr/ps/23RbT9
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