So you’ve decided you want a pet snake, but you’re not sure how to care for one.
Although the more common pet king snake morphs will be shades of black and white, there are many interesting colors available. In our opinion, the most unique are the lavender morphs, which have purple tones in their skin.
Now, we all know that snakes are covered in scales, but even so, a lot of people assume that snakes will be slimy, like worms. They are not. Rather, they are dry, surprisingly soft, and smooth to the touch. The scales lay flat against the body, so that when you rub against the natural lay of the scales, it has a rough feeling – comparable to very dry skin, or a cat's tongue. Don't let curiosity get you into any trouble though. If you want to pet a snake, go to a pet store, or visit a friend who has a snake. Do not attempt to handle a snake in the wild, especially if you’re in Australia, where seven of the ten deadliest snakes in the world reside.
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Pet Snakes provides easy to understand, practical information and facts to help the new snake owner take care of their animals. At Pet Snakes we want to provide information that will help you enjoy your reptile more than ever. #3) Age isn’t just a number when it comes to snakes Keeping any pet is a major obligation for a kid. But a snake is a whole new level of responsibility both for the child and for the parent or guardian. More than age it requires maturity. I’m going out on a limb here and assuming you’re not interested in cleaning up snake poop, feeding dead rodents to a snake, disinfecting the cage, or any of the rest of the mundane activities required for your child’s snake to thrive. But is your son or daughter mature enough to do it?The man is being treated at Jacobi Medical Center. The animal was described a foot-long grey snake; it's unclear what kind of snake it was but the police spokesman said it was the victim's pet. A ball python is a popular choice for pet snake, particularly for beginning snake owners. Ball pythons are a hardy breed that is gentle and easy to care for when compared to other more temperamental and high-maintenance snake breeds. Housing needs are fairly basic and simple, although they will need to be altered to accommodate the snake’s growth over time.To begin with, your pet snake will need some type of enclosure for them to live in. Contrary to what other reptiles prefer, snakes often do better in smaller environments. Bigger homes can sometimes make them anxious.We often get questions about what is an ideal beginner-friendly snake for those new to the hobby. Beginner meaning fairly easy to care for with not a lot of requirements other than good husbandry and attention to detail. Of all the reptiles available in the hobby, snakes seem to be the most popular. Go to any reptile show, and the majority of the animals available are of the legless kind. Snakes can make great pets. They can be secretive or outgoing, depending on the individual snake and the species, and some of them are easy to care for. Here we present you five beginner friendly snakes, in no particular order, for those new to the hobby, or for those who wish to add a new animal to your collection that is fairly easy to keep.