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Old 08-11-03, 09:12 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Originally posted by Bartman
---lisa---
wouldnt any animal only breed when they think its the right time for themselves? if the snake was to young and it was with the opposite sex would they still try to breed even if they were before the age?

An animal may be sexually mature to breed but won't have the size to bring babies to term or the babies would be really stunted. like how a ~12 year old girl is sexually mature enough to have a child but not physicaly mature to do it with good health (still lots of growing to do). It doesn't hurt to let the animal sit for a year and grow a little.
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