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Old 11-06-18, 09:27 AM   #6 (permalink)
Andy_G
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Re: I am trying to learn how to care for a scarlet king snake

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Originally Posted by craigafrechette View Post
As somebody with next to no knowledge of snake keeping, you're better off researching an animal first. Then, if and when you decide you're ready for a 20+ year commitment buy a captive bred snake from a breeder.

Wild caught animals are often riddled with parasites. If you're trying to trap food, you're welcoming more parasites to the party.

Do some research and if You want a snake at some point buy one. You don't have the experience for this animal to thrive in your care, and considering it's a wold caught animal you're already starting off on the wrong foot.

Until you know how to PROPERLY care for the animal it's unfair for you to keep it.
Please release the snake.
I fully agree with all of this.
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