there are very few accual blue snakes out there, and the only one i can really think of off hand is a boomslang. (not at all a suggestion) blue is very rare in snakes and most u find are not suteable for starters. i would go with a good old corn snake, bp are nice but they can be tricky, it really depends on how deticated your freind is, most people just want a snake as a pet, they are not thinking of it as a big hobby. i started with a little bp from a pet-co and i still have him to this day with very minimal problems, its really a choise made by a person as to how much do they want/like snakes?
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