Something special???

Something special???

Postby Burmbuddy » Sun Feb 25, 2007 3:45 pm

Ok a friend of mine bred this little guy and he wanted to know if it is something special,the little guy is a male and REALLY weird looking (pics doent do him right at all) but have a look and let me know what you guys think.

Thanks

DAN



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Here is the mommy-normal,het albino and albino daddy.
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Here is the breeder,Francios with a boomslang
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So what do you guys think,is this little guy something special?
Thanks for looking!
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Postby Bushviper » Sun Feb 25, 2007 9:52 pm

Well firstly Francois is not very bright. Free handling a boomslang is not the wisest thing to do.

Number two I am not so sure that I would say the snake is special. Different yes. If I had not seen the parents I would say it looks like some type of hybrid. I have never seen the colouration or patterning that he exhibits. Did they all look like that or was this one different from the others?

Lets hope he grows nice and big and then you can try to see what strange colours he can produce again.
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Postby Bjorn » Sun Feb 25, 2007 10:26 pm

Thats one nice looking little burm! I am no expert but I would say it looks like it's Hypomelanistic - an animal having less black and/or brown color than a wild-type.

Definition from NERD's site: http://www.newenglandreptile.com/genetics_intro.html
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Postby arcadies » Mon Feb 26, 2007 1:35 am

he should keep the guy and put him back to mommy, and see just what it is
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Postby arcadies » Mon Feb 26, 2007 4:11 am

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could very well be a hypo burm

after googling abit and reading up some more. i found this information :

its called a "cinnamon hypo burm"

They pop out randomly of Het Albino litters but Genetics are not proven as a normal simple recesive trait.


seems like someone has a project on there hands

could also be this : http://www.bobclark.com/d_learn.asp?id=74&cat=learn
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Postby stephen » Mon Feb 26, 2007 9:26 am

thats a brindle burmese python. it sometimes happens if you lucky when you breed a het for albino to a albino burmese. its not generic by the way. i have seen them in the states.

still a lekker snake
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Postby arcadies » Mon Feb 26, 2007 6:20 pm

its not a brindle, thats for sure
this is a brindle:
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Postby Bushbaby » Tue Feb 27, 2007 8:44 am

It looks like a blonde Burmese to me. Very nice. What temperature was your friend incubating the eggs at?
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