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Do Snakes Like Being Sprayed With Water? How To Do It

The other day, while misting my ball python’s tank, I ended up spraying him with some of the water, and he seemed to enjoy it! I decided to research whether snakes like being sprayed with water and whether you should spray them. This is what I found.  Snakes usually don’t mind being sprayed with water, …

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5 Reasons Why Your Snake Is Scared of Its Food

Snakes are typically predators and aren’t scared of most things. Yet, in a weird turn of events, there are several instances where a snake can get scared of its own food! Snakes can get scared of their food due to various reasons. The most common reason is when there is a sudden change of diet. …

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Should A Snake Be Fed During Brumation?

As the cold season sets in, your pet snake may begin refusing to eat despite being healthy and having the correct living standards in its vivarium. You may be uncertain whether you should be tempting it to eat, or stop offering food altogether.  Snakes should not be fed during brumation. This is because your pet …

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5 Reasons Why Your Snake’s Mouth Is Open

Snakes are renowned for opening their mouths wide to eat – with some species able to open to a 140-degree angle! But have you noticed that your pet snake opens and closes its mouth or seems to be yawning even when not feeding? Are you worried about it?  Your snake’s mouth could be open when …

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24 Reasons Why Your Snake Is Getting Skinny (How To Help)

Most snake owners know that their pets refuse food for some period of their lives, but sometimes the reason is hidden and unknown. You may be surprised to discover that there is a list of at least 25 reasons why your snake is getting skinny and concerned about how to help. Let’s see. Food refusal …

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Can Snakes Get Depressed? What Science Says

Most domesticated snake species are beautiful, docile, and fun to hold, but owners often ask whether their pets feel anything. It is possible to see when these reptiles are unsatisfied with food and environmental conditions, but the question is can snakes feel negative emotions and get depressed? Reptiles, including snakes, do not have the intellectual …

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4 Reasons Why Your Snake Is Scared Of You – Do THIS!

Is it possible that our snakes are more scared of us than we are of them? As we care for snakes, we realize that all their responses are based on stressors or lack thereof in their environment. But there are just those instances where they seem too afraid of us. Why is your snake afraid …

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How Long Can Snakes Hold Their Breath Underwater?

Can snakes hold their breath underwater? Or do snakes breathe underwater? Many people say that snakes are excellent swimmers, is there truth in this? Can you hold a pool party for your pet snakes? The length of time that a snake can hold its breath varies on different factors. Snakes that are used to marine …

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