kingsnake.com - reptile and amphibian classifieds, breeders, forums, photos, videos and more

return to main index

  mobile - desktop
follow us on facebook follow us on twitter follow us on YouTube link to us on LinkedIn
 
click here for  Animal Specialties
Live Hornworms 25-30 Count $15.25
Free Shipping at Oregon Silkworms!
Locate a business by name: click to list your business
search the classifieds. buy an account
events by zip code list an event
Search the forums             Search in:
News & Events: Herp Photo of the Day: Boa . . . . . . . . . .  Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday! . . . . . . . . . .  Edmonton Reptile & Amphibian Society Mee - Aug. 21, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  Bay Area Amph. and Reptile Society Meeti - Aug. 24, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  Suncoast Herp Society Meeting - Aug. 25, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Jackson - Aug. 25-26, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Charlotte - Aug. 25-26, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  Northern Virginia Reptile Expo - Aug 25, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  Maine Herp Society Expo - Aug. 26, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  Chicago Herpetological Society Meeting - Aug. 29, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Roanoke - Sept. 01-02, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Memphis - Sept. 01-02, 2018 . . . . . . . . . . 

congrats...


[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ The Crotalidae Forum ]

Posted by Rich G.cascabel on February 04, 2003 at 10:00:21:

In Reply to: My first!!!!!! posted by tommyboy on February 01, 2003 at 22:49:07:


he should calm down in time. Although most are rather docile, I have seen molossus run the gambit from the most irratable crote I have seen to the most mellow. Back in the early '90's during desert storm my buddy wanted a molossus so we took a drive and as luck would have it one rattled at my truck as we passed. This is the closest I have ever come to being tagged. As i reached for it with my tongs he struck so vigorously he left the ground by at least a foot and just about got my hand.And I had always told people during lectures that rattlesnakes DO NOT jump! We ended up naming him "Scud" since he was olive green and flew through the air. To my knowledge he still does this. We guesstimate he could easily bite someone at hip or thigh level.


Follow Ups:




[ Follow Ups ] [ The Crotalidae Forum ]