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Old 12-02-02, 10:18 AM   #6 (permalink)
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The reason you see people using gloves to handle those types of snakes is because they tend to be high strung in nature, and arboreals have *huge* teeth and a bite from them is less than desired.

I'm in full agreement with Scotty. If you have an agressive snake on your hands, use a hook. There's been too many times a snake keeper has used work gloves to handle their snake, only to have the snake snag their teeth in the gloves. Gloves are only safe for the person...
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