Total Newbie please HELP

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  1. Laurendavidandmax

    Laurendavidandmax New Member

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    hubby and I are getting our son a snake for his birthday, he is turning 5 and has been asking for one for as long he could talk, what is the best snake for us to get? what species? Hatchling or older snake? Male or female? PLEASE HELP
    thank you
    Lauren
     
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    A childrens python might be a good start . One of the smallest pythons and generally easy to look after . Where are you located anyway out of curiosity. I have a few ranging from hatchy to sub adult ?
     
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    We are located in Appin, NSW
     
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    Im not too far from you . I could show you are few i have available that would suit and can give you advice on setup and care etc
     
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    That would be awesome thanks
     
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    Great parents! Most of us were going crazy as youngsters trying to talk our folks into letting us have our first snake, and we all spend a lot of time listening to youngsters asking for advice on how to talk their parents into it. Here you are being genuinely supportive! You have a fortune child.
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    Oh, and yep, a Children's Python sounds like an ideal choice in your situation. Personally I'd go for a hatchling but this is more of a personal choice than an absolute good or bad thing.
     
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