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*PICS* Monty Eating a Baby Flemish Giant

Discussion in 'Burmese Pythons' started by AjaMichelle, Feb 8, 2012.

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  1. omnifelpur

    omnifelpur New Member

    You did a great thing to take the snake and treat him so well, he'll thank you for it over time :3
     
  2. BlackJack

    BlackJack Subscribed User Premium Member

    Amazing! He looks like he REALLY enjoyed that! :)
     
  3. mshrmheadcharge

    mshrmheadcharge Moderator Staff Member Premium Member

    Amazing pics Aja!
     
  4. Wynd

    Wynd Elite Member

    Beautiful! Ah, so gorgeous :D
     
  5. GoldDust

    GoldDust Well-Known Member

    Wow, loved the photos! I love seeing anything like that. Burms have always fascinated me, but I've decided to see how it goes with my red-tail before I even think of something like that. Your burm is just so gorgeous though, and I think if they could smile, he'd be smiling ear to ear. He looks like a little kid on Christmas in that first photo. :p
     
  6. BlackJack

    BlackJack Subscribed User Premium Member

    Kind of crazy but now it makes me want to get one of those adorable Flemish Giant rabbits as a pet!
    (I've never seen such a big rabbit over here in Switzerland: the only ones you find for sale are little dwarf bunnies with tiny ears). :(
     
  7. AjaMichelle

    AjaMichelle Elite Member

    If you ever decide to get a large constrictor, make sure you have a snake buddy. Monty is a three buddy snake (1 buddy for every 5 feet), and I always have one to two other people present whenever I handle or feed. :)

    You should never keep large constrictors alone! :)

    I've wanted a rabbit for months! My boyfriend said not while Monty lives with us :( which is realistic... I suppose. ;)
     
  8. jarich

    jarich Elite Member

    Really beautiful snake! And it looks like he has plenty of room to roam around in.
     
  9. AjaMichelle

    AjaMichelle Elite Member

    Thanks! :) He does has a lot of room. When I first got him he had an entire walk-in closet (temps and humidity were perfect). However, I didn't want to encourage predatory behavior (his basking platform was higher than I am tall) and wanted to see him all the time, so I got him this custom enclosure. He has 24 square feet of floor space and it's 100% escape proof! I also take him out regularly so he can stretch and exercise. He gets unbelievably restless otherwise. The closet was great because he was able to move around a LOT (horizontally and vertically) and really stretch out, so he regained all of his muscle tone. (He had been living in a 30 gallon sterilite container for almost a year before I got him.) If only the closet had been more practical! :)

    He's a really special guy! You should see him in real life, he's actually a bright lemon color and a little pink on his head! Well when he's not making me poop art. ;)
     
  10. jarich

    jarich Elite Member

    Poop art. Hilarious! And gross I'm sure. I've never owned a giant before but I'm sure they must produce a lot of "art"
     
  11. GoldDust

    GoldDust Well-Known Member

    Aja, just wanted to say I appreciate the tip! I've never heard the method of 1 buddy per 5 feet, but that's awesome, easy to remember, and very good advice. I hope to see more pictures in the future!
     
  12. AjaMichelle

    AjaMichelle Elite Member

    It's unbelievable! :) This Flemish giant has been his largest meal with me. I can't say I'm looking forward to the end result. *sighs*

    But I'll definitely post some photos! :)
     
  13. DwarvenChef

    DwarvenChef Elite Member

    LOL only here can the end result be looked forward to LOL
     
  14. GoldDust

    GoldDust Well-Known Member

    I agree with that so wholeheartedly. No one else but other reptile owners can get excited about that kind of thing.
     
  15. David McConley

    David McConley Elite Member

    Hey Aja, if you REALLY, REALLY want that Flemish giant you could send Monty to me!! (Just put him in a large crate marked "MEDICAL SUPPLIES--DO NOT OPEN DUE TO LIVE ORGANISMS), that should ensure a VERY calmly handled shipment. ;)
     
  16. AjaMichelle

    AjaMichelle Elite Member

    ha ha! :) I think having Monty is way cooler than a rabbit. ;)
     
  17. colin2332

    colin2332 Member

    thats so awesome
     
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