honduran milk

the-questioner-cp  asked:

Hello there, I was wondering if I could get any advice or information about Corn snakes, Albino honduran milk snakes, or a Children's python? I plan on getting one of those snakes next year, and Im trying to learn as much as I can about them before I take one into my home. I was referred to you for the Corn snakes mostly, but I figure its best to perhaps ask about the other two as well.

i dont really know about those species sorry :(
ive never had the chance to work with hondourans and ive only worked with 1 childrens python, but id agree they make good first reptiles from what everyone says.
corn snakes are gud too.

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Hybrid Reptiles-Colubrid Snake Hybrids

1. Nelson’s Milk Snake/Thayeri King Snake

2. (Pueblan Milk Snake/Cal. King Snake) X Nelson’s Milk Snake

3. Fox Snake/Corn Snake

4. King Snake/Corn Snake

5. (Pueblan Milk Snake/King Snake) X Nelson’s Milk Snake

6. Corn Snake/King Snake

7. Pueblan Milk Snake/King Snake

8. (Pueblan Milk Snake/King Snake) X Honduran Milk Snake

9. Pueblan Milk Snake/(Pueblan Milk Snake/Cal. King Snake)

10. Pueblan Milk Snake/King Snake

A hybrid is the result of mixing, through sexual reproduction, two animals or plants of different species or genera. The offspring typically display traits and characteristics of both parents. Many hybrids are created by humans, but natural hybrids occur as well.

Hybrids between different subspecies within a species (such as between the Bengal tiger and Siberian tiger) are known as intra-specific hybrids. Hybrids between different species within the same genus (such as between lions and tigers) are sometimes known as interspecific hybrids or crosses. Hybrids between different genera (such as between sheep and goats) are known as intergeneric hybrids. Extremely rare interfamilial hybrids have been known to occur (such as the guineafowl hybrids). No interordinal (between different orders) animal hybrids are known.  

anonymous asked:

i actually have several questions about snakes bc i’m considering one as a pet. 1) as someone squeamish about live feeding, is there any alternatives? 2) what are those lil hole moustach thingy snakes have? 3) how large of an encasement should i have for a ball python, and what temperature should it be? 4) would it be safe to “walk” my snake, i.e. let it run around in the house for a bit?

Hello anon. 

Sounds like you are at an early stage in your research so please take time to read as much as you can about snake care before making your decision! They make amazing and rewarding pets but its important to be prepared.  Make sure you have a good exotics vet near you that can see your snake.

One thing I will say from the start is for a first time snake owner who wants to avoid live feeding a ball python may not be the best animal to go for. If there is anything wrong with their temperatures or humidity..or if they don’t feel safe they will very likely stop eating and this can be very scary for a new snake keeper and also dangerous for the snake if the husbandry problems aren’t corrected and it starts to loose weight… especially a baby snake. Ball pythons are not a very forgiving species of husbandry errors which new snake keepers are more likely to make.  Other species to consider which are easy to care for and usually very easy to feed for you to research are; 

Corn snakes and other north american rat snakes like yellow rat snakes, baird’s rat snakes, black rat snakes, texas rat snakes. Also milksnakes like Honduran, nelsons and sinoloan milks, and kingsnakes including California and Mexican black kingsnakes. A few other good ones would be house snakes, kenyan sand boas and spotted pythons.  

If you are not set on having a baby snake there are advantages to getting a full grown animal as they have an established temperament. It may be worth checking out reptile rescues if there are any in your area to see if there are any snakes that need rehoming and are feeding reliably.  

 As for your questions. Under the cut. :)  

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Results from first try with the Reptilinks! All were chicken and rabbit, unscented, with the very end cut open. Three different sized links were offered depending on animal size.

Children’s pythons 0/2
Corn snakes 2/5
Bull snakes 0/3
Anthill python 1/1
Spotted python 1/1
Honduran milk 1/3
BCI 2/2
Mexican black king 0/1

A few of these snakes were in shed, but overall not too shabby for our first offering! 7/18 ate the links overall.