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Oldest Herp

Discussion in 'General' started by venus, Apr 12, 2005.

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Oldest Herp

  1. 0-5 years

    18 vote(s)
    51.4%
  2. 6-10 years

    7 vote(s)
    20.0%
  3. 11-15 years

    8 vote(s)
    22.9%
  4. 16-20 years

    2 vote(s)
    5.7%
  5. 20-25 years

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
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  1. venus

    venus Founding Member

    MarK (mar) and I want to know who has the oldest herp here at Herpcenter.
     
  2. Mark

    Mark Elite Member

    I bought my ig, Bob, as a hatchling in September 1995, puts him just south of 10 years.
     
  3. KrokadilyanGuy3

    KrokadilyanGuy3 Elite Member

    I have a box turtle that I've had for about 16 years..
    Zane
     
  4. esbat

    esbat Reptile Rescue Premium Member

    I have a 14 year old Leopard Gecko.
     
  5. steveig2

    steveig2 Elite Member

    Jorge will be 13 in october and if i go by what i was told for Jade she is 15 but that cannot be verfied
     
  6. steel rip

    steel rip Elite Member

    I voted 0 to 5 yrs, I dont have a herp over 3 yrs old, well at least I dont think so, not sure of my large rat snakes age ...
     
  7. smallgrayfox

    smallgrayfox Contributing Member

    All four of mine are younglings ...The oldest is Spectre who is possibly as much as 1 1/2 years, but probably less. :rolleyes:
     
  8. venus

    venus Founding Member

    My oldest is 4 1/2 which is Prydator my ball python
     
  9. Dawson

    Dawson Active Member

    My oldest right now is my mangrove snake. She was full grown when she was imported in 1991, when she was at a local nature center, so she's at least 16 or so - unfortunately, no exact number. My Russian tortoise is 12, and last year I had a burm pass away just shy of her 19th birthday.

    D
     
  10. Lyn

    Lyn Elite Member

    One of my igs I was told was 13 yrs when I adopted him...That would make him 14 now...Lyn
     
  11. kenman1963

    kenman1963 Moderator

    Tough for me to tell. I have had a Russian tort for 5 yrs now that was a wild caught adult when we got her..so she could be 10 or 20 or 50
     
  12. iturnrocks

    iturnrocks Elite Member

    Longest I ever had a herp, I had a burmese python from 2 weeks old to 8 years where it went from 24 inches to 14 feet. I couldnt find anyone to buy it and ended up giving it to a pet store, who immediately sold it to a snake breeder, doh!!!
     
  13. geckoguy14

    geckoguy14 Elite Member

    my oldest herp is probably my white's tree frog, a little over 1 year or so maybe older not really sure. I am glad i have all young herps....more time to enjoy them!
     
  14. Jay DeMore

    Jay DeMore Elite Member

    Most of my friends are rescued so I have no idea of ages (with a few exceptions) I do have a pair of 10 year old igs, an 8 year old ig and as Ken said, A Russian Tort that could be 5 or 100, no way to tell.
     
  15. mackzbaby

    mackzbaby Active Member

    My oldest that i know the exact age of is my first bd that i got, he is about 2 and a half almost 3. I do have a full grown box turtle that I found, driving along the road and somebody hit him,(I was very upset that they didnt even stop) I've had him for about 2 years, not sure of his age.
     
  16. furryscaly

    furryscaly Elite Member

    I had to guess at 11-15 years. I've got a tiger salamander that I've had for about 13 years, but I caught him as a neonate (I think. I don't use the term much), so I don't really know how old he is. I'm pretty certain that some of my turtles are older than 20 years, but I've got no proof of their age, just a hunch.
     
  17. Debbie

    Debbie Elite Member

    I posted 11-15 Miss Zak is 13 years old. I could have voted in the 6-10 years as well. We got Iggy when he was a hatchling and he is now 6 years old.

    Debbie Iggy Bam-Bam and Miss Zak
     
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