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Discussion in 'Milksnakes' started by Knox, Jun 14, 2007.

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  1. Knox

    Knox Elite Member

    Have Sinaloans ever been known to climb trees, or are they totally ground dwelling? I know they may climb on fallen branches and such, but with their smooth scales it doesn't seem like they would be very good at climbing.


    "Curious in Knoxville"

    Now, back to your regularly scheduled program.
  2. BlackJack

    BlackJack Subscribed User Premium Member

    I don't know that the feel/texture of the scales has anything to do with it. Our green tree pythons have the smoothest scales I've ever felt and they are master climbers.
    In my experience, if snakes want to climb, they can and will do it (especially if there is an escape route that way!)
    Even my fat ground-dwelling ball python tries to be a tree snake every now and then!
  3. JMM

    JMM Elite Member

    Don´t know about trees, but they sure climb branches


    Coral also likes to inspect the "ceiling" of the enclosure. She squeezes a part of her body between the top screen of the terrarium and respective plastic support and then cruises around, facing down. Don´t have a picture, but that´s really funny.

    But, like Andrea says, she´s probably just trying to escape.
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