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Old 09-18-16, 09:11 PM   #44 (permalink)
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Join Date: Mar-2014
Location: Victoria, TX
Age: 33
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Garden Ridge show

Took a trip to the reptile expo in Garden Ridge today with a list of Texas native in mind. The main targets were venomous, as anything else I can have shipped. I hardly made it through the door before I saw most of my list on the first few tables. I wandered around a while and talked prices with the vendors before settling on a few critters. The Garden Ridge venue isn't very large, but the selection is great. Hopefully I'll get a chance to run out that way again next year, there's still a couple species I want to round out my little Texas native collection.

The lone nonvenomous I took home, a hatchling Eastern Coachwhip. Don't see these captive hatched very often, I couldn't pass it up.

Prairie Rattlesnake. This was my second biggest goal for this trip, the first being a Western Massasauga. There was one table with Western Massasaugas, four neonates. I asked the guy how much they were, he said they were 100% het albino so he wanted $2000 each. I said thank you and moved on lol.

Banded Rock Rattlesnake.

Northern Blacktail Rattlesnake.
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