Not the most pleasant of faces

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by TwistedSerpent, Jun 20, 2010.

  1. TwistedSerpent

    TwistedSerpent Chillin' With My Peeps

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    But I sure think they're pretty!

    Royal diadems, they are native to the Middle East area, so not something you will encounter here. They are mildly venomous, however not much is know about how bad it is. One is a lot more laid back, the other very flighty, both very nasty and sound like a leaking tire when they see you.

    I love keeping species like this, hope to breed them this year as they're really arent a lot in captive collections.

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  2. Epona142

    Epona142 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Absolutely stunning. Good luck on getting them to breed!
     
  3. Crazyland

    Crazyland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful.
     
  4. bantamamba

    bantamamba Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Love the orange and black colouring. Beautiful animals, good luck with them.
     
  5. SmartyChick

    SmartyChick An Official Milkmaid

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    wow, very beautiful snakes! [​IMG]
    Just one question though, uummm if they are venomous and nasty, aren't you afraid for your life?
     
  6. TwistedSerpent

    TwistedSerpent Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!


    A bite from one of these guys although unpleasant wont kill you. You have to be very carefully when working with them still though, experiance with snakes especially aggressive ones is a must. Its a matter of predicting how they're going to react, not showing yourself as a threat to them, and knowing how to handle them. I've never been bit by one, very rarely do I even physically touch them.
     
  7. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    OOh..pretty! [​IMG]
     
  8. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Have you ever been bitten by any snakes with venom?
     

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