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Posted by RW on October 14, 2001 at 00:10:14:
In Reply to: Re: Wolf Snakes (Lycodon Striatus) posted by Chinmay Kanchi on July 08, 2001 at 03:57:52:
Its habits are similar to its cousin, aulicus. Rather than wanting a sandy substrate it would probably prefer to have a hide box on a shelf in a cage. In the wild, we found it in rock piles, rocky walls, behind palm tree bark/stems off the ground. First and foremost, geckos are their main prey in the wild.
: In my experience they're very shy snakes and need to be left alone for a while. They are also strictly nocturnal. Ideally, keep the enclosure between 25 and 28 C and use sand in the cage. Also, keep an inverted earthen pot (any flower-pot will do) with a hole for the snake to curl up in. These gusys are pretty tough and i've seen them eat pretty much anything including smaller snakes. try geckos and maybe frogs.