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RE: Is Yours Diurnal or Nocturnal?

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Posted by: a153fish at Thu Aug 9 14:27:26 2012  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by a153fish ]  
   

As a teen, and then into my twenties, I did a lot of snake hunting in Florida. We typically road cruised at night, and flipped garbage, and wood during the day. Our target snakes were Red rats, Yellow Rats, and Kings. Never saw one cross the road in the day. I have stumbled across a couple yellows, moving around trees, and bushes during the day, but it was rare. They are mostly nocturnal. Racers, and Green snakes, as well as Garters could be found in the day, but then garters would also be found at night.
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Disclaimer: I do keep several snakes in pairs, and some in groups. However I realize that things can go wrong, and I have to keep a close eye on those groups, to be sure they are not being adversely affected by these living conditions. Also if one happens to eat it's cagemate, it is 100% my fault, and I know the risks in advance!

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