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Old 10-09-18, 11:44 AM   #9 (permalink)
craigafrechette
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Re: How likely are kingsnakes to try to eat themselves

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Originally Posted by IHaveADogToo View Post
You mentioned the importance of cross referencing - that's exactly why I came here and asked this question in the first place. I've always subscribed to the idea that information should come from multiple sources, not just one. Clint was the only YouTuber I saw that really seemed to be concerned with kingsnakes trying to eat themselves. I watch a ton of animal/reptile YouTubers, and nobody else even mentions that it could happen, meanwhile Clint makes it sound like it's just as real of a possibility as a crested gecko dropping it's tail. So you see why I was confused. I'm glad I came here and asked.

Can I ask, why are you guys not fans of sand boas?
Exactly!!! You're on the right track, no doubt.

As for KSBs...honestly, first it's about looks to me. My personal opinion, though.
I also don't like how small they stay (hypocritical considering I have a hognose, but he's freaking awesome) or that they are pretty much always burrowed and hidden (hypocritical considering I have a BP and a Borneo STP, but they're much larger and I love both species).
They're one species I've never even handled, so can't comment there. I just never took an interest in KSBs with all the other species out there that I like.
There's certainly nothing wrong with KSBs, I know a handful of people who seem to enjoy theirs. They're just not for me. In all honesty, especially by comparison to other species, they jyst kinda bore me.
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