Pilbara Pythons

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  1. eladidare

    eladidare Very Well-Known Member

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    i was on the pilbara pythons website earlier today and i noticed that alot of their stuff was wild caught... just curious as to how that works...
    im not having a go at pilbara pythons, i just have a few questions...
    are they allowed to legally catch and sell snakes?
    is there a bag limit?
    what are peoples opinions on this subject?
     
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    Rennie Very Well-Known Member

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    They have a special permit, pay fees and I'm sure there's a limit on it. They are legit don't worry!
     
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    eladidare Very Well-Known Member

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    cheers rennie
    but im not to keen on the fact they can just catch and sell wild reptiles
    does anyone agree, or am i just whinging
     
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    just whinging.the laws in wa say certain people can do it
     
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    grimbeny Very Well-Known Member

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    Almost all the reptiles in WA r wild caught becaus they rnt allowed to import and reptile keeping is relatively new over there compared to other states. When it comes down to it, all reptiles in captivity come from wildcaught stock.
     
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    eladidare Very Well-Known Member

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    lol... thanks flinders
     
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    Also over there (from what I've heard) you have to pay HUGE fees to breed and sell your reptiles which make it impractical to sell many captive bred reptiles, the fees cost more than they can sell the hatchlings for.

    I could be very wrong though, I've never been there or really read into their laws.
     
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