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RE: Feeding question

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Posted by: FR at Tue Sep 17 07:30:47 2013  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by FR ]  
   

hello, please do not take this bad. But its not about the snake. Its about how they are kept.

You as a keeper can do anything you want. So its your choice. And that is the important part, its your choice.

The point is, these animals live in an environment where they can and do, choose the conditions they need. As the year goes on, they move to heat until its not available. In your cage, they cannot do anything, they are restricted by YOU the keeper.

As you can see, I have been doing some field work with them and posting some.

The last hog observed in nature last year was, 12-31-12. The last day of the year, it was a neonate with a large food bolus in its stomach, a lizard. I also observed one out crawling at 54F and one at 58F. Which is pretty cool.

In nature, they have choices, and some use them. In nature, the conditions are always more and less then the need and any individual, as different as some are, can pick what it needs.

In captivity, you keep them all alike and wonder why some do not respond well.

Individualism in nature is a means of survival. It allows some to survive when conditions are poor(like droughts, or floods) Some make choices that are not important in normal times, but allow survival during testing conditions.

In captivity, poor or testing conditions, should never occur. Why, because you have the ability to chance them and make them good. And there is no food or water shortages, like what INDEED OCCURS IN NATURE. end part 1


   

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