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Old 10-18-16, 08:35 AM   #211 (permalink)
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Thanks em!! Loki has matured into the amazing indigo he was meant to be. It's always a joy to see him.
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Old 10-18-16, 07:06 PM   #212 (permalink)
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Thanks em!! Loki has matured into the amazing indigo he was meant to be. It's always a joy to see him.


Thanks, Albert! He is, by far, my favorite reptile ever.
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Thank you! No, the snakes of the Drymarchon genus aren't constrictors. That semi-coil that you saw in the video was actually Loki using his body to pin the rat to the ground while he chewed on it and swallowed it. I cut out the part were he dragged it around, snagged it on something, eviscerating it, then nearly ripped the rat in half before swallowing it backwards. They just overpower their prey.[/QUOTE]

Drymarchons definitely thrash their prey around. Fed my YT Cribo yesterday and it ripped the head right off a chick. I'm always on guard when feeding her bc she's so crazy.
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Loki is looking as amazing as ever Em. He definitely chows down.
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Loki doing his best green mamba impression.

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Re: Loki, my Eastern Indigo

Oh man, that is a NICE photo! And of course the subject matter just makes it amazing!

Do you handle him much?
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I don't handle him a lot, but I get him out once in a while.
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How is he when handled? Chill or squirrelly?
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He's usually moving, but I wouldn't call him squirrelly. He's not like a milk snake trying to get away. He just moves to go places.
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