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Posted by: OKReptileRescue at Sun Oct 19 14:22:37 2008  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by OKReptileRescue ]  
   

Ok- to the OP I'm glad you have enough sense not to just run out and buy a green "just cuz u want 1" ... and please keep that mentality...

These animals get BIG.... if you want to start with something a little smaller to get a handle on things... try a dumerils boa... red tail boa... blood python... something in that size... they are a bit slow growing, don't get utterly massive, but still give you some time to learn how to handle a larger snake.... (by larger I mean not a corn or ball... there is a difference...)..

anywho... I get a crazy amount of calls to take in the larger species of snakes... and it never fails to amaze me that people with a 6 foot burm or 8 foot retic are freaking out about it being to big... wtf were you thinking when you KNEW you bought a snake that gets WAY bigger than 6 or 8 foot.... D'OH!

Anyway-- sounds like you have a good head on your shoulders... keep asking questions, blah blah blah, get some books-- and get some experience with someone else's snakes... look for a rescue or someone with a personal collection and actually get some hands on experience with larger snakes... make sure thats what you want before you buy it... make sense?

Good luck!

~Beth
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