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Most of the Charles County, MD Eastern Kings have pipped.

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More Kings are hatching today

Charles County, MD Eastern Kings. Pure locality from snakes collected on Port Tobacco Road. And a second clutch of pure locality, F1 Kings from Currituck County, North Carolina. The parents were collected under a board at the end of a … Continue reading

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Currituck County, NC Eastern King 2018 clutch 1… all pipped

Well, that second bad one contains a viable baby. 9/10 have pipped after just a day.

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Currituck County, NC Eastern Kings, 2018 clutch 1 – first one out

Pretty little King with some broken banding. Nice to see how fat it is, filled with yolk and that only happens when you leave the eggs to hatch on their own and refrain from prematurely cutting them open.

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First pip of 2018

Pure locality Currituck County, North Carolina Eastern Kingsnakes. Mother is F1 from wild caught, gravid female and the father snake was wild-caught. This clutch was laid on 4/23. 10 eggs. Looks like 2 went south. Hopefully the other 8 make … Continue reading

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La Quinta, CA Kingsnake, female no. 3, second 2018 clutch for this female

She laid a mostly bad clutch (4 are going to hatch in a couple weeks) on April 27. This is her second clutch, I saw her starting to lay at 1 AM this morning and this is what greeted me … Continue reading

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La Quinta, CA Kingsnake, female no. 4, her 2nd 2018 clutch

8 eggs, she finished up last night.  

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Guilford County, NC Eastern Kingsnake clutch

This clutch on June 4 showed many eggs with a yellow hue. That means they were not very well developed when she laid them, I suppose. Often you can see a pinkish color through the whole eggs and veins when … Continue reading

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La Quinta, CA Kingsnake, female no. 4, 2018, clutch no. 2

She shed on May 30. I know there are more than four eggs. I’ll check back in a few hours. This pic was taken at about 18:00. This is the first second clutch of the year. I have never made … Continue reading

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Borneo Python eggs laid today

She laid 26 eggs today and 26 eggs last year (link). Here she is this morning at around 06:00:                             And after I set them up in … Continue reading

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