Aggressive baby boa

Re: Aggressive baby boa

Postby Ruan Stander » Thu Jan 29, 2015 5:03 pm

Haha sounds like a mental disorder to me too !
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Re: Aggressive baby boa

Postby Bushbaby » Fri Jan 30, 2015 12:10 pm

Was there any change in her cage, or the cages been moved to a different area?

Main thing is to keep handling her.
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Re: Aggressive baby boa

Postby StevenT » Fri Jan 30, 2015 2:16 pm

Hi Bushbaby, no her cage is exactly how it was when I got her, only change is that I added a bigger water bowl. No change in temps, substrate, rocks, nothing. She just one day decided she likes no one.
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Re: Aggressive baby boa

Postby Savu » Fri Jan 30, 2015 10:32 pm

Well it seems like you've tried everything yet"Lucifer" is not complient! I sometimes find it strange that we totally find it normal for "hot" snakes to strike and bite,yet colubrids and pythons and boas are supposed to be "tame",and behave. If they seem to be a bit aggro and strikey,the most common advice is to handle them more often. Does that also mean we should free handle hot snakes more often to stop them from striking and biting?, Some snakes are just I'll tempered and will never be the"pets" that we expect them to be.
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