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can I breed my leucy to a beauty?

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Posted by chris_harper2 on April 28, 2003 at 17:08:36:

In Reply to: can I breed my leucy to a beauty? posted by babysnakes on April 28, 2003 at 13:31:55:

If you really want to breed snakes, I'd get another Texas Rat, whether it be leucistic, heterozygous, or plain old normal.

You could certainly try such a cross but there's nothing even remotely similar to it in the pet trade. At least that I know of.

The two species have historically been listed in the Genus Elaphe but they are really much more distantly related that that. Inter-generic hybrids have been produced, of course, but only among snakes that share a more recent common ancestor.

If you'll be disapointed if they don't breed then I'd buy another Texas Rat.

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