Inland Python already eating

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  1. cagey

    cagey Subscriber Subscriber

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    Went into the study the this mornign and my 9 year old inland python was out and in hunting poistion. Thawed a rat and she smashed it. It dissappeared quickly. Earliest time in any year that she has been out and looking ready tto eat. Normally this is a mid to late Septmber event.

    Anyone else having snakes out eating early? My other two are still hding away.
     
  2. Sdaji

    Sdaji Almost Legendary

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    Some pythons eat all year, especially non breeding females. It varies between individuals and years/weather and how much they were fed in the previous season etc. Sounds like your girl felt more hungry this year than she usually does :)
     
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    Gave most my girls a small feed. Also have a md het silver pepper hatchling girl I’m growing out.
     
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    Gave my 2 non breeders a nice big meal this morning :) time to stock up
     
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    Yeah , one of my coastals is doing the same. Last winter he showed no interest in food till mid september. Could be global warming i guess.
     

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