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Old 09-30-04, 12:09 PM   #17 (permalink)
Join Date: Jul-2003
Location: ON
Posts: 528
I dont consider it odd in the least to hear of a python that only eats once or twice a year. If the meals are large enough, I would expect that that python could be perfectly healthy. I'm clearly no expert, but I do find it odd to hear of a zoo that only offers food once or twice a year as a standard husbandry for pythons. Your adults that eat 5-6 times a year eat 2.5 to 6 times more frequently than they feed theirs.
1 adult bull snake: "Dozer"; 1.1 juvenile bull snakes: Oscar and Phoebe; 3 baby red-sided garters; 1.1 macklot's pythons
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