Look what I found under one of my breeder pens!!!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by redhotchick, May 29, 2012.

  1. redhotchick

    redhotchick Chirping

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    This lil guy was under a pen I was cleaning! Its a baby Western Dimondback. He rattled at me! What really sux is they dont just have one baby! Im thinking about building one of my cages with glass for him & keeping his lil butt! I know I know,but I can handle it.[​IMG]
     
  2. bwalden

    bwalden Songster

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    No way, hate snakes!!
     
  3. redhotchick

    redhotchick Chirping

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    Me too! I always thought those guys with pythons were weirdos! But I think this lil guy is cool.He rattles at you when you get close.Hes sooo cute I wanna hug em! Haaaaaaaaaha
     
  4. bwalden

    bwalden Songster

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    Lol wouldnt recommend it! The young ones are the worst. They havent learned to control the amount of venom they inject when they bite so you usually end uo with a full dose bite! But I guess for those who like snakes....you might call him cute. Lol
     
  5. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Songster

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    He'd be much happier and healthy relocated to a desert far far away.
     
  6. leadwolf1

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  7. redhotchick

    redhotchick Chirping

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    Its ok,Im a former zoo keeper.I know what he is & what he can do.I dont know why I have always wanted one. I'll make em a tank thats safe.
     
  8. MadHens

    MadHens Chirping

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    I would have freaked out if I saw that!
     
  9. Rhoise

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    Hope you have anti-venom handy if you decide to keep it for a bit(check your local hospital to make sure they do just in case) Please let him go in a safe place away from your property, where people and the little critter will both be safe....he /she would be miserable in an aquarium, better off alive and free or maybe dead rather than in glass jail.
     
  10. NYboy

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    Yesterday on AOL, a man from Norway visiting California was bit by a rattlesnake . His hospital bill was over $100,000!
     

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