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RE: Baby Eastern

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Posted by: tbrophy at Sat Aug 11 10:38:52 2012  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by tbrophy ]  
   

Federal protection originally was a really good idea, but it has inadvertently encouraged inbreeding. Is it even possible to find indigo breeders who can trace the origins of their animals to "pre-protection" wild caught indigos?

I am starting to formulate a likely scenario of how the dwarfism, kink tails, split ventrals began. It makes sense that an animal with such a large home range would be vulnerable to in-breeding. It just took a few generations.


   

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