with the animals you have I would go through the airlines (Delta). The reason being is the size of your animal and if for some reason the box was broken , he could hurt someone that was unknowing of its contents.
:ive shipped snakes through the various carriers ups,fedex,airborne,etc, w/no probs but this guy is huge i suppose a wooden box w/heatpacks? ,but what co. or who should i ship through?airlines? any advise greatly apprecieated,,,,,thomas