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off topic..but i need advise on importation.. pls read ..


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Posted by kristin on December 10, 2002 at 10:45:03:

i was considering buying a wild-caught asian vinesnake from a known online pet store. I really would love to have one, but i feel like i will be supporting the very thing I have always opposed. I have mixed feelings on the subject because i have ball pythons, beardies, a tegu and a veiled cham who were all (at one point in their heritage) imported. My husband thinks I should wait until they are captive bred here in the states, but it seems like no one is making that effort. I see some people in the forums who claim to have wild-caught/imported animals and everyone keeps quiet about the taboo. What is your overall opinion about importation? Give me your thoughts because i am really torn here. Thanks for your thoughts so i can make a good informed decision w/out my conscience bothering me. -K




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