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I have a ball python and he has not eaten in 4 weeks, in
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Hi, my name is XXXXX XXXXX I have two juvenile pastel ball pythons.
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Im looking for a reliable story with a picture of a pet snake,
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hi I have a ornate box turtle who only eats meal worms. what
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Anna

Anna

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Have owned turtles, snakes, amphibians, and lizards. Study and provide habitat for wild herps.

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35+ years experience as veterinary tech and 40+ years experience doing reptile rescues.

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