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Eastern ringneck snakes
Posted by Allen on May 5, 2005, 8:53 pm
A locel store has a number of these little guys for sale and I'd like to know more before buying any. I live in California now, but when I lived in Kentucky I caught one of these near a river and it never ate. I'm told by the shop keeper that they eat red worms and small slugs and that they would be suitable in a vivarium style enclosure with long tailed vine lizards, fire bellied newts, assorted small frogs and such. Is this acurate info?
The Appalachian Naturalist