General information: this is perhaps the most colorful snake of the genus Lampropeltis. The natural habitat of lactic snakes quite extensively: Canada, the Florida Peninsula, Mexico, Ecuador, Venezuela, Central America… 5800 kilometers – this is the area of its habitat. There are more than 25 kinds of dairy snakes, among which are noted:
They all differ in size and shades of color. And among these varieties, the fans of unusual Pets, having a pet. Despite its bright color, the snake got the “pastel” name ” milk. There is the story of that name. America has long been the cattle country, when for some unknown reason, disappeared milk, the culprit of this the locals believed it is the serpent who is memorable thanks to its original bright color and often met on the way to farmers. They believed that this bright snake “sucks” from cows milk. Hence they got this name.
With a life expectancy of 15-20 years.
Puberty – in 2 years, a gestation of about 70 days. Continue reading
For many centuries the snake arouse people’s conflicting emotions: some of them worshipped and considered a symbol of wisdom, healing, renewal and resurrection. Others believed the creature belongs to a supernatural world and is in the service of the dark forces. It is fear that gave rise to many myths and legends, including their size, strength, bloodlust and gluttony. What is the biggest snake in the world, will tell Prostozoo.
There are many legends and stories about huge serpents, usually the cannibals, the length of which reached 30 meters in circumference they were like a huge tree, and when crawling through the woods or planting – young trees were broken. In reality, however, such giants have not existed for the entire history of the animal world. According to current archaeological discoveries and research of the Museum and research center Smithsonian, the biggest and longest snake in the world – Titanoboa – lived 60 million years ago and replaced the extinct dinosaurs. Its length was 15 meters and it weighed more than a ton.
Modern snake compared to its ancestor are somewhat smaller, but they are often impressive Continue reading
Snakes kept in large terrariums or aquariums. Not worth it to undertake manufacturing such a vessel. There are special stores, where everything can be bought.
Still need to buy a bulb to secure it in the side wall. You will need to understand the behavior of snakes, what temperature she likes most. You can’t make snake froze. So if she falls asleep in the cool part of the cage, the lamp should move a little closer to the snake. As snakes love humidity, at least once a day, the terrarium should sprinkle it with water.
Even snakes need a litter. Depending on whether you have a snake, the litter can serve as: gravel, peat, sand, grass, large shavings. Artificial turf is more convenient and more practical because easy to clean with water and ready for further use.
All snakes need shelter. A kind of house, where she can hide. If it is not, the snake will feel uncomfortable and may even get sick. This «home#187; can be purchased. Or make-shift materials, for example, it may be the most common inverted flower pot, or any other earthen vessel.