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Old 07-26-03, 12:42 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Arrow Colubrid vs. Boid: The Hybrid Debate

Why is it that colubrid enthusiasts are so much more accepting and supportive of hybrids than are boid enthusiasts? You look at so many colubrid species that have been hybridized, and are supported. Especially so when creating new morphs, outcrossing to different subspecies. On the other hand, the majority of boid enthusiasts wish to keep the lines pure, and are generally unsupportive of anyone attempting hybrid projects. We all know which side I am on. But this is an interesting observation I have made and just cannot seem to figure it out...
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