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Old 06-04-2010, 01:19 PM
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Default Re: where i can get frozen mice...

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Originally Posted by tlllastar View Post
Yalor... sad sad

But then, it IS their food chain in the wild.... snakes eating rodents...

The boa only need to eat 2-3 times a week?
The boa actually ate once a week, but as it grew bigger, it needed more than 1 rat. It had its meal on Saturday, then spent the week digesting.

When it started eating 3 rats at 1 meal, the vet told me it was time to start feeding larger prey -- she recommended rabbits.

I know this is nature: snakes and other carnivores eat things like rodents and rabbits. I, however, could not bear the thought of buying a bunny to feed to the snake. Lucky for me, the boa's owner returned home, and I returned his snake and passed on the vet's advice.

Again, we can take comfort that snakes -- at least boas & pythons -- are very quick, efficient killers. Their prey does not suffer.
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