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There is one thing, we'd like you to put aside any fears, doubts, and misconceptions of snakes. Please read the information contained in our site. It's a NO BULL kind of site. We'll tell it how it is even if you're not ready to hear it.
The first "rescue" was/is a female Burmese python. I happened to come across her in a pet store. Normally this isn't a bad thing but when the python was just under SEVEN feet long being housed in a 20 gallon show aquqrium somethings wrong! I decided I had to get her out of the conditions she was in. I found the person who'd consigned her, paid him to get her out of the store, and brought her home that day. This Burmese Python, affectionately named MisFortune, has been living with our family.
We've taken on an educational role with our snakes. Going to local schools from Pre-K thru 12th grade with the snakes one classroom at a time so the students get their questions answered and best of all they get HANDS ON TIME. We've consulted for the EMT course at the Voc./Tech. So the EMT's have an idea how to deal with exotic pets. (colubrid snakes, Boas & pythons, lizards, and frogs) With out harming themselves, or the animals. So now MisFortune (Fortune) has a job teaching humans about snakes and reptiles. She's kind of a "Python/reptile Good Will Ambassador".
The picture below is of a friend (she stands 5'5") with MisFortune and who is now just shy of 14 feet in length and weighs approximately 70-75 pounds. A far cry from the snake I brought home three years ago. Who at seven feet weighed not quite 12 pounds.
The idea is not to upset anyone. We would truely like you to take a long look at these pythons and boas. Keep in mind as you do that most of the snakes appearing here have been rescued or released by their former owners. These snakes come with "baggage" some had good lives but their owners didn't realize how big they got, or were moving overseas. I wish that were the case with them all, but sadly we've received some that due to neglect and ignorance have seen better days. Those snakes we make sure to keep them warm, have plenty of fresh water, and offering food.
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