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Old 12-14-17, 05:23 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Gopher Snake Questions

Originally Posted by DJC Reptiles View Post
Sex is hard to tell with gopher snakes, to the untrained person it can be dangerous. I recommend you have a experienced herp vet do it for you. A 10 year gopher should be anywhere from 5 1/2 to 6 1/2 feet. There are always exceptions however. Gopher snakes are usually pretty vocal and that isn't too much to worry about. If you are concerned, I recommend a yearly vet trip.

Most gophers are smaller than that. Some gopher subspecies and localities don't even hit 5 feet too often. You're talking average bullsnake size, DJC. I know that bulls are in fact gophers, but I think you know what I mean.
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