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Re: south american racers


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Posted by Pierson on January 28, 2002 at 10:57:59:

In Reply to: south american racers posted by alex on January 28, 2002 at 08:22:44:

I don't keep Chironius but I have seen them for sale on importers' lists. Check the Importers/Exporters section on the Kingsnake main page.
Here's a Chironius grandisquamis I caught in La Selva, Costa Rica several years ago.

They are basically like a giant american racer. They all ahve huge eyes and are diurnal, small-prey feeders. They are extremely nervous and prefer frogs, lizards, and small snakes for food. I'm sure they can be switched to mice. Watch for huge parasite loads on imports.



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