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About 8,240 species of reptiles in the world. They inhabit every continent except Antarctica. Cold-blooded or Ectothermic, these creatures became the first vertebrates to live on land seeking the warmth of the sun. Frightening to some, this category will fascinate you, so slither on in and ask your questions.
I had the same problem and tried everything to get rid of them.....ended up draining entire pool and then scrubbing with diluted bleach, rinsing, then re-filling again and problem free 3 weeks later.   i get tons of black worms about 1 1/2 " long and i think they come from a very large pine t…
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I am having a similar problem right now and there are really only two answers (neither of them are satisfactory) 1. If you know how much snake is down the vent pipe measure the length of pipe from inside and cut through the wall and then into the vent pipe to remove the snake, or 2. cut the snake o…
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%REPLIES% Answer There are no clear answers. For lots of information on the subject see http://www.Gadsden.info/ Answer The rattlesnake has been a favorite symbol of independence throughout America's history. Adopted as a uniquely American icon by early patriots, such as Benjamin Frankli…
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He used his holy stick which was serpentine in shape - kind of like a shepherd's crook. When the snakes saw this they got scared by the bigger snake and moved to England. Vipers are indigenous to England, but the new snakes were known as the 'others' - which got confused by the cockney accent to bec…
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Axolotls Facts -Ambystoma Mexicanum: Axolotl - Ambystoma Mexicanum Pronounced as ACK-suh-LAH-tuhl - Am-bees-toma - Mexi-can-um Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Subphylum: Vertebrata Class: Amphibia Order: Caudata Family: Ambystomatidae Genus: Ambystoma Species: Ambystoma mexicanum Origin…
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Research. If you found the turtle your local library should have books of animals that are common in your area. You can call your local pet shop and ask them if they have someone who is knowledgable about turtles. If so, ask them if you can bring your turtle and have them look at it. If you can't t…
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a snake and dagger mean that your a fighter and a good one....agility.no, lol, the snake wrapped around a dagger is a very ancient symbol
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Answer According to the Blue Book, the rifle is worth $450 and the carbine $425 in 100% condition. The blue books are a joke, if want to see what the real value is follow the market on the auctions. I wish I could buy winchesters at blue book value
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It isn't called breathing but they can absorb oxygen through the mucus membranes of their rectum. It is possible for the turtles to sustain an oxygen supply for an extended period of time through this process.
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SUN TURTLES ARE PINK and Yellow And GREEN AND BLUE
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You do not have to take them to the vet to breed them. Be sure you feed them a good quality rodent food as this is what your reptile will also be eating in the end.
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Yes turtles will lay eggs if they have not mated. The eggs will not be fertile in most cases, unless the turtle has mated previously. A growing number of species are known to retain sperm to produce mixed parentage clutches, sometimes for several years.
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Turtles Not Eating A turtle that won't eat is probably sick. It could be as simple as insufficient warmth. Consult an expert at the pet store about sort of temperature a turtle aquarium should be. You may also need to see a vet.
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Turtles need a warm environment to stimulate them to eat. If the water they live in is less than 70-80 degrees, they begin the hibernation process and stop eating. Try purchasing an aquarium heating pad (goes under it to warm water) and a UV light to warm him from above. Be sure your environment fo…
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Male Red eared sliders have a thicker tail base and long claws used to help in mating also they have a slight indent on their tummies to again help with mating. Females lack these attributes, therefor they have smaller claws tails tend to be thinner at the base of their tail and no concave to belly.…
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Red-eared or painted turtles are very common pet turtles. Although not as bad as they once were, you still have to be careful of salmonella. A curious child of 5 might like to play with the turtle and then forget to wash up afterwards. I had a red-eared turtle for 6 years, they are very interesting …
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It is possible and done by experienced people, but difficult. It requires proper humidity, moisture, and temperature control first of all; eggs when found must be carefully marked as unlike bird eggs the developing reptile attaches to the wall and rotation can lead to smothering, or detachment and d…
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4 years 1914-1918 and world war 2 lasted for b years 1939-1945
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Its to bring Voldemort in Harry Potter :')
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a snake tattoos only mean what ther wearer wishes it to mean. There is no set guidline of meanings for tattoos anymore. There are certain meanings to tattoos that were around just as soon as 20 years ago, but with the majority of people having some ink work done and the rise in popularity of tattoos…
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No, snakes don't have eyelids, but, they do have moist invisible screens that act as shields. But these 'screens' are not considered eyelids. They are actually called "nicitating membranes", an inner eyelid.
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Some birds and most carnivores will eat snakes, lizards and turtles. Insects will certainly eat them if they are dead. And other snakes will eat reptiles. Crocodiles: The only animals that can kill fully grown crocodiles are: Tigers, Lions, Leopards and hippos Snakes: unless your a large constric…
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Some people eat ell
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The current value of a tortoise shell is around 3,000 to 5,000 dollars depending on condition and size. It is around 1000 dollars if used for medicinal value.
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yes this is normal. a male tortoise with sex on his mind will not be interested in food. i advise that you separate the male from the female. if you keep them together for too long then the female will become very stressed with his relentless advances and he will drop weight from not eating and will…
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vestigal structure because they are used for the same thing just look different.  vestigal structure because they are used for the same thing just look different.
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A fish is a fish, neither mammal nor reptile. There are birds, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, athropods, platyhelminths, poriferans, annelids, nematodes, cnidarians, echinoderms, mollusc's and there are fish witch are scaly creatures that live in water
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Jonkeria wasn't a dinosaur. It was a dinocephalian, and it definitely did not have a third eye.
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The strongest venom (neurotoxic) have the sea snakes (very venomous is the olive sea snake, enhidrina and e.c.), but some land snakes have a very toxic venom as well, like the fierce snake (Australia), black mamba and boomslang (Africa), king kobra (thoutheastern Asia), diamondback snakes or rattle …
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Answer As snake venom is a complex mixture of enzymes made up of proteins,it has got nothing to do with dna.But as venom itself is secreted from modified salivary gland it may get contaminated with sherddings of endothelial lining which could contain DNA materials.
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This snake eats small mammals ,lizards and occasionally birds
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reptiles mostly i don't know anywhere but birds and insects all over the world
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It depends on the type of turtle. Yellow bellied and red ear sliders need Reptomin Turtle Pellets. HBH Turtle bites are a favorite of all of my water turtles. It is made of coconut, paypaya, apricot, banana, pineapple, apple, spinach, broccoli, carrots and dates. They also enjoy fresh strawberry…
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Snakes can not be scavengers as they use heat, smell and movement to find its prey. If they prey is dead and no longer produces the normal body temperature of a live animal, it is "invisible" to the snake.
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Webbed feet is more of a water turtle. No web is a land turtle and each type of turtles has their own features. if it has a yellow belly then it is a yellow belly sea slider(like all 3 of mine!)
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They are called dens. They are also called gator hole.
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i heard something about using copper sulfate to get rid of the salmonella germs on my turtles.
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Snapping turtles are carnivorous, and eat mainly fish, amphibians, invertebrates (when young), and carrion.
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It depends on which snake you are talking about. Some snakes live a very long time, while others only last a week.
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Tiny bugs, worms, and little birds
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Land turtles eat earthworms and insects outside! if you found a turtles outside it is not your responsibility to keep it. it could be dangerous! they do not even like people. i got one and it just wants to leave.
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It's known as moulting, sloughing, shedding or Ecdysis
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Snakes eyes differ from eyes of mammals or other vertebrates. Other vertebrates are able to focus a sharp image on he retina of their eyes, by using a special muscle to change the shape of the lens. In many snakes though these muscles are absent, therefore a snake cannot focus on a stationary object…
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They both absorb heat from the sun in order to raise their temperature.
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No. The reason for this is because snake venom is made of amino acids and proteins which get broken down rapidly by the digestive acids in snakes, people, and other animals. snake venom is only toxic if it gets into the blood stream.
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mice, other reptiles, birds, plants, and other small animals and fish.some are herbivores and eat berries, nuts, and leaves, others eat bugs, alligators and crocodiles even eat large prey
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Regular turtle food
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rituculate python 37-50 feet long.
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yes but barely i suggest u use a litte bit of a grape tomato or if you have a fly swatter u can kill a fly and feed him the flyhope it helped!
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it means you got a snake and skull tattoo, what did you think it meant?
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It is Russian prison tattoo. It means thief in law, highest ranking criminal.
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actually gardner snakes are venomous.but fangs are to small to distribute it.
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Turtles can eat many different fruits such as apples,bananas,and tomatoes. They can also eat small bugs,worms,and turtle food from the petstore
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The fastest way to killl any snake is by cutting or chopping off its head. OR you could try this: I just killed a 2.5ft Copperhead that was in my garage ... it ran across my wife feet and stayed by the door to the house (I had seen skinks there earlier - food source!). I boiled several pots of water…
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A general (non-breed specific) baby turtle is called a hatchling. When they are still in shell, a group of hatchlings is called a clutch. If they have been born, a group of them are called a bale. A bale of hatchlings will grow into a bale of yearlings (juveniles). Terrapins are actually small edib…
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Snapping turtles eat mostly fish.
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incets,fish and plants
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Depends on the type of turtle. If it's an aquatic turtle I would give it hatchling pellets. You can get them from any pet store. Also aquatic turtles can only swallow their food while they are under water.
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No: by definition, they are cold blooded. Their body temperature fluctuates with the conditions of their environment, and they require external heating (e.g. sunlight or for those in captivity, heat lamps) to warm them up sufficiently to undertake "normal" activities. Cold bloodedness used to descr…
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Get rid of cover and hiding areas to keep snakes awayRemoving or reducing the areas that snakes are found forces a snakes to seek a different place to hunt and rest. Some of those areas include - Tall grassBoards, logs, sheet metal, etc that they can crawl underBrush and shrubsWood and rock piles Yo…
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Answer In its shell? If you encounter a Texas Tortoise in the wild do your best to observe it at a distance. To defend itself....... A Texas Tortoise may stand up tall to look menacing and may force air out it's nose in a hissing fashion. But most definitely if you pick it up will urinate and …
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well it can be nothin but yo dont have to but you will need a rock bigger not smaller than the turtle so it can bask under the heat lamp. you can make the environment how ever you want it
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Answer I would take it to the vet. or if it doesn't seem to be hurt too badly, get it out of the road and release it somewhere where it should be safe. but be very careful if you do either. turtles can bite! or there is always turtle soup. but you you will need a large pot and a low heat. season…
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alligators and sewer systems no absolutaly not it far to small and it would not be able to find enough food No.The chemicals in the water would kill it. yes. that is the reason they are invasive species.
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worms, small fish, turtle food, small shrimp, small snails
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Answer by ked arctic And Rockabella1 They can make wonderful pets. Most of them bite so I wouldn't reccamend them to people with small children or anybody who will want to hold them, but they are really fun to watch!!! Not to mention hey are absolutely adorable They make great pets. They're easy…
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Nonvenomous The Northern Rubber Boa, Western Yellow-bellied Racer, Sharp-Tailed Snake, California King Snake, Striped Whipsnake, California Striped Racer and Pacific Gopher Snake do not carry venom and are considered harmless to humans. Garter snakes such as the Oregon Garter Snake, Sierra Garter S…
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Reptiles are ectothermic or heterothermic vertebrates (commonly referred to as cold-blooded), meaning they do not have an automatic internal body temperature control system. This means they depend on external warm sources, mainly the sun, to supply them with the energy to move and eat. They breath…
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Kingsnakes are very oppurtunistic predators, however I cannot recall a case of them eating fish. They may, but in any case it's not the preferred meal.Salmon is one of the fish they eat
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If they are harmless snakes (check out the head shape), then pick them up and relocate them to an unpopulated area. Also, find out what makes your yard such a fine environment for them. Some towns have licensed wildlife rehabilitators who will be glad to help you with this. Just to add to this threa…
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Some animals are color blind... Just some can see some certain colors, like a horse can see blue's and greens, deer can see yellows and greens..etc... Dogs most definitely are not color blind. There are some differences in their vison from that of humans, but -- contrary to popular myth, their eyes …
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Answer A Vivarium. They can also live in a terrarium, or aqua-terrarium, depending on which species of reptile is to be housed. The conditions have to be perfect for the animal to survive, so the correct choice is essential.
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Adelphicos ibarrorum-Campbell & Brodie
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This is not an easy answer. Snakes fall under two headings: land snakes & sea snakes. Comparing toxicity, sea snake venom exceeds that of land snakes, for sea snakes must hunt cold-blooded prey (the successful rendering of which requires poison of a higher toxic level than that required for warm…
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2 days later they are born
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Answer Just one. It's their egg tooth that they use to get out of their shell with. they don't keep the egg tooth forever, though. It falls off because they don't need to get out of any more eggs as they are beginning their adult life. Aside from the egg tooth, their mouths have a hard, sharpened…
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Answer The longest snake belongs to group Anaconda (orinoco delta & tropical rain forest Amazon,South America.)The next longest is from the Python group.(Indo-china oriental region,& Africa).
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Snakes can live up to 40 years. Some snakes can live 20 years, some other small snakes can live 10 years.it all realy depends on the breed of snake my python will live for rougely 30 years20 to 30 years
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Baby tortoises can sleep anywhere from 18 to 24 hours when they're young. Their need for sleep diminishes slightly as they get older.
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Climates of tortoisesYes, they can. Tortoises such as the Herman's tortoise which is native to hotter climates such as the mediterranean and east turkey can 'adapt' to colder climates such as England - with a little help from modern technology. Heated cages called vivariums are used to house tortois…
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A garden snake yes! An anaconda no.
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Pennsylvania has no official reptile or snake.
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yes. internal. they have small holes on outside. Like birds. They're certainly not deaf.  Turtles don't have any "outer ear," the part that sticks out from your head, but they have all the "inner ear" mechanisms that other animals do. They also have the auditory nerve and brain center require…
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of course like baby crocodiles
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"Snake nests" are generally a misconception and don't exist. When snakes lay their eggs of have their litter they do it in an already existing site. Whether it be a rodent burrow or a rotten log, if the female feels it's an acceptable place for her babies to start their life then that's where it wil…
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wear do u think......in a bed?or or a a bAG!? on the land okay there now go right that down in ur itty bitty note book if u havent yet
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a bad technique (never saw movie)
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Alligators will eat almost anything that they can find
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The longest snake species is recognised as the Reticulated Python. Specimens can reach 28 feet (9 metres) or more - though they are rare at that size. The accepted average is somewhere around 20 feet (6 metres)
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According to Greek mythology, a poisonous adder spontaneously generated from every drop of Medusa's blood that fell upon the ground.
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There are a variety of lizards that live in the desert, depending on which desert in the world one refers to. There are many more than those listed below, but this offers a selection of desert reptiles. LizardsBronzeback Snake-Lizard Ophidiocephalus taeniatusChuckwalla Sauromalus obesus Clark's Spin…
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Most turtles do not eat snakes as most of them are vegetarians. Snakes do not eat turtles either because of their hard shell. However, snapping turtles are omnivores and will gladly eat any snake they can catch in their tough, powerful jaws.
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If you can't take the time to read this you can't take care of a tortoise I'll just provide care for the very common Russian tortoise since you didn't specify (if it's a Sulcata /African Spur Thighed tortoise, do research on their care and you won't want a Sulcata anymore). First of all, I'd recomme…
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Most turtles must be fed directly in the water; otherwise they cannot swallow. Turtles eat a variety of chopped lean raw meats and occasional greens. A few turtles like banana as a treat. Beef, fish, smelt and fresh shellfish, earthworms, tubifex worms and brine shrimp (for babies) should comprise t…
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There are about 8,225 species of reptiles in the world. About 9000 species of reptiles (Class Reptilia) have been discovered, although some may be subspecies or variants of known species.
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Most birds of prey will eat a snake if they happen to catch one, some species even specialise in snakes as prey - there are even species known as serpent eagles because they specialise in eating reptiles. Many other birds will also eat them - serieamas, road-runners, ostrich, secretary birds ......…
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Yes! Insects are a great source of protein and a nice variation in the typically boring repetitive diet of a pet reptile. just make sure that the exoskeletons are not too tough -by picking younger insects, such as baby mealworms or recently hatched crickets.
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"House Snakes (Lamprophis) live in subsahara Africa and other places in the old world. They usually live around human dwellings, hence the name house snake.
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No snakes are poisonous, they are venomous. The only way you can tell is by researching snake species in your area and finding photographs of the type of snake you saw. Once you are familiar with the animals in your area you will be able to tell. Venomous snakes come in all shapes, colors, and sizes…
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