Is he looking for a mate?

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  1. Bl69aze

    Bl69aze Very Well-Known Member

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    First I’ve seen, he’s gone pink in the belly which I usually correspond with food or hungry or something food related... as attacks the glass when I walk past

    Then he started flicking his tail which I know is a behaviour often seen during mating/courtship, is this what’s happening? Does he want to have a go with my female darwin? Not that I’d let him, shes far too young o_O

    He was last fed a rabbit about 45 days ago

     
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    I don't have enough experience to know what that is, I've only seen my girls do it.
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    maybe he's gay? lol
     
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    I’ve already had a gay black cockatoo, I don’t want a gay snake aswell :(
     
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    I'm glad you didn't miss spell cockatoo, that could've looked really funny.
     
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    Thats typical behaviour from snakes (both males & females) to try and lure a mate.
    Some animals use their tail in a method similar to this to attract food too.
     
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    Thanks Paul, would they still do this when there’s no potential mate nearby? Only female we have is the albino darwin who’s only 18months old

    There was no food either :eek:
     
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    If the female is close enough for him to pick up the scent then yes.
    Dont get wrong not all males do this (nor all females for that). I have a couple of BHP's and is like they are playing the drums when they get scent of eachother.
     
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    Lmao
     
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