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Breeding Profile Group 08 (High Orange)

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Posted by: Snakesitter at Sun Jul 29 22:17:33 2018  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by Snakesitter ]  
   

Welcome to Profile 08 of 09 for Living Gems’ 2018 breeding season. Our eighth group pairs Scarface with Aventurine in search of high orange babies.

Scarface, a high orange July 2008 male, is one of our oldest snakes. He was named for both a favorite movie and a missing scale on his head when he came to us, now long healed. He is a bit standoffish with the ladies, except Almandine with whom he has fathered 46 babies. Here’s to hoping he can expand his genetic legacy this year. Here he is in a wonderful character shot as of July 2015:

As of his pre-breeding weigh-in, he measured 2210 grams.

Aventurine, a high orange September 2010 female, is one of our two bullseye girls. She is a picky feeder who prefers fresh-killed to frozen, and is not afraid to turn her snout at the latter. As a result, she took much longer than normal to hit breeding size. She makes up for it with generous color and those fabulous side markings. Here she is as of October 2015:

As of her pre-breeding weigh-in, she measured 2036 grams.

This is a repeat pairing, and their last litter from 2016 was stunning. Here is one of our holdbacks from that litter:

As a repeat pairing, we have high hopes for another successful result.

If you like what you see, and want first dibs at any babies, you can sign up for the LGR Wait List here .

As always, thank you for reading.
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Cliff Earle
Living Gems Reptiles

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